24 October 2016

Post-trade & ops

Brian CollingsTorstone Technology Ltd - London

Good technology today needs to be good technology tomorrow: how brokers are approaching their techno

10 October 2016  |  3134 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We are still seeing the impact of the post financial crisis regulatory changes taking effect and some very significant parts of it such as MiFID II have not even been implemented as yet. However, we have already seen market participants and in particular UK brokers starting to make wholesale changes in their approach to technology. These can be b...

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Sylvia SheppersonGFT - London

Model Risk Governance - the risk at the heart of finance

29 September 2016  |  5792 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial institutions continue to face increasing pressure in a highly regulated landscape, including an ever-increasing and regular requirement for model validation in the context of ECB requirements and regulation such as CCAR, FRTB, and IFRS9 models. An increased appetite for risk mitigation and sophisticated forecasting has encouraged banks an...

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Should SWIFT be afraid of blockchain technology?

28 September 2016  |  7511 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently there were some interesting announcements on blockchain and the payments industry that triggered me to write this blog. Especially now that SWIFT’s SIBOS event takes place in Geneva. First, S...

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Patrick Thornton-Smith
Patrick Thornton-SmithDuco - London

Doing more with less: a problem or an opportunity?

28 September 2016  |  2765 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With increasing regularity, I’m hearing more and more banks saying that they are faced with having to do more with less - almost a mantra for our times. The facts that support this are obvious. The ...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale banking
Keith Bear
Keith BearIBM Financial Markets - London

We Need Consensus on the Best Approach to Consensus

27 September 2016  |  2331 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As has been noted elsewhere, the Hyperledger project is experiencing spectacular adoption and growth as the combined benefits of a permission blockchain fabric grounded in open source and open governa...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Blockchain is the answer but not in the way you think

27 September 2016  |  3317 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Barely a week goes by without yet another announcement heralding a new blockchain initiative in capital markets. It almost seems that if you are the CIO of a major financial institution and you don’t ...

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Dan James
Dan JamesIHS Markit - New York

Self-shipping aluminum: the future of commodity markets

22 September 2016  |  3381 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 1958 an economist named Leonard Read wrote a famous essay named “I, Pencil” that so potently described the power and complexity of the modern economy that is it still widely evoked today. In the ...

TagsPost-trade & opsInnovation
Jeroen Aumand
Jeroen AumandCapco - London

Understanding market abuse in the age of market surveillance 2.0 - Part 3

22 September 2016  |  2615 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Spotting how offenders conceal information and other tell-tale signs Beware of accepting everything at face value. And don’t be afraid to look under the rug for something that’s been hidden! In this...

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Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Blockchain and standards: first things first!

20 September 2016  |  4432 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Kevin Cullen has written an interesting blog on the need for messaging standards for the blockchain world. In June I also wrote a blog on Linkedin with the title “Blockchain: "Should we agree on ...

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Kevin Cullen
Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

The Need for Messaging Standards in Blockchain

16 September 2016  |  6562 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

As financial firms are compelled to deploy Blockchain technologies to satisfy client demand and to participate in market initiatives, many questions arise. According to a recent white paper produced j...

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