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Group founded 24 Oct 2007
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This community space has been established to keep participants up-to-date with Finexpo conference and exhibition news, and as a forum for discussion of the key challenges facing the capital markets industry

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I am an Engineer!

There! I've said it. When all my school friends were planning careers as doctors, bank managers or Whitehall manadarins, I was taking televisions, radios, motors (and sometimes insects) apart to find ...

13 Mar 2009
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Giant ponzi scheme uncovered

In the wake of the alleged $50bn Madoff and $8bn Stanford ponzi schemes, I have to announce that I have uncovered one that’s a tad larger. A ponzi scheme is defined as one where current withdrawals ar...

12 Mar 2009
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Where were the shareholders?

Who’s to blame for the destruction of bank shareholder equity? Those nasty bankers, with their eye-watering bonus plans? The regulators, who didn’t spot the bubble when it was blocking out the whole s...

09 Mar 2009
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SEPA and PSD business case - there is still hope!

Highly praising the effort, achievement and activities of the EPC and banking community, I have an opinion that the decision on the part of the EC, ECB and national central banks / regulators to manag...

02 Jan 2009
Paul Penrose

Bad timing at the LSE

Chi-X chief Peter Randall must be having a field day. Just three weeks ago he warned that the LSE's decision to lower its pricing in advance of plans to upgrade capacity on its shiny new TradElect pla...

08 Sep 2008
Paul Penrose

The top ten questions for dark pool providers

Courtesy of Greenwich Associates, ten questions every institution should ask its dark pool providers: Are you a true dark pool, (i.e., completely anonymous, without any information leakage) or will...

14 Aug 2008
Paul Penrose

Credit risk transfer: Where did it all go so wrong?

"A few fundamental tenets of sound financial judgment appear to have been violated." That's the typically understated view of the Bank for International Settlements, in its first official re...

02 Apr 2008
Elton Cane

Finexpo CTS presentations now available

Many of the 600+ delegates attending Finexpo City Technology Strategies in London last Wednesday have requested copies of particular presentations. For those speakers who did use a set of powerpoi...

06 Feb 2008
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Finexpo CTS speaker listings now online

Coming to Finexpo? Curious to know what's going on? We've just put the updated speaker session listings live - with speaker photos and session profiles. Finexpo CTS seminar sessions Finexpo day at a...

16 Jan 2008
Paul Penrose

Turquoise recruitment drive

After a stuttering start, it looks like Turquoise is getting its house in order in preparation for a busy New Year. The bank-backed rival to the London Stock Exchange has been variously dubbed Project...

18 Dec 2007

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