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Application fraud: enemies at the gate

Defending against fraud is difficult even in the best of times, and these are not the best of times. The gains achieved by making card transactions more secure have pushed fraud to the main gate of e...

27 Dec 2011
Ruaidhri Garvey

Confirmation matching: Looking back.... to the future!

Even though the market for matching trade confirmations automatically is a mature one with many tools in place for more than a decade, manual processes still exist. Challenges including working with ...

20 Dec 2011
Ronan Brennan

Getting the house in order for a post RDR world

2012 is set to be a dynamic year in the financial advisory sector. With the FSA’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR) coming into effect in December 2012, IFAs have to up the ante with standardised prof...

14 Dec 2011
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Is Same-Day ACH In Our Near Future?

NACHA, the Electronic Payments Association, is the organization that manages the development, administration and governance of the ACH Network. They recently proposed the Expedited Processing and Set...

13 Dec 2011
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Patricia Hines

Upgrading Your TMS? Five Connectivity Questions to Consider

Are you in the process of upgrading your Treasury Management System (TMS)? So are many other Global 1000 organizations. Dozens of multi-national corporations each year embark on treasury transformatio...

26 Nov 2011
Transaction Banking
Retired Member

Virgin Money - the New Customer Service Champ or Chump?

Notwithstanding the debate over the price (to the taxpayer) and whether anyone seriously considered re-mutualisation, how will Virgin Money nee Northern Rock win over customers? The Great British Bank...

18 Nov 2011
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Basel III, the new rules

Under Basel III‘s new rules, capital efficiency is no longer a mere function of return and leverage. The ability to collect information and process trades directly impacts the volume and breadth of ac...

14 Nov 2011
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Barclays Profit Rise

The fact that the rise in profits of 18% for Barclays has been achieved through the extensive cost cutting within the business is quoted widely as a issue by many parts of the press. I disagree with t...

10 Nov 2011
Retired Member

Commodity reporting confusion; which way will regulators go?

The rulemaking under Dodd-Frank and EMIR is a dry dust place, but things are starting to get a bit more real and a bit more interesting... Back in 2008, G20 specified that OTC derivatives contracts sh...

31 Oct 2011
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Good Judgement Comes from Experience

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement When the business environment is changing very quickly, or when we are under pressure, one of the easiest mistakes to make is ...

24 Oct 2011
Treasury Technology
Gary Wright

Things to come

The MiFID review as expected is going to clobber the existing market causing massive changes in the execution and post execution of trades. Many people outside of trading will be very worried about th...

24 Oct 2011
Post-Trade Forum
Gary Wright

Outsourcing:The loss of knowledge

The last Post-Trade Forum debate was all about the pros and cons of outsourcing v internalisation. A cross industry panel of outsourcing experts debated with an audience of equal experts and thrashed ...

19 Oct 2011
Post-Trade Forum