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False assumptions

The recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) Trade Reporting Seminar featured a surprise announcement surrounding EMIR trade reporting requirements. Co...

13 Dec 2013
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Solvency II: PRA IMAP data request

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has updated its Solvency II news webpage to detail that, on 8 November 2013, it had sent a request to firms in the internal model approval process (IMAP) for ...

13 Dec 2013
Financial Services Regulation
Dirk Kinvig

Finextra Community Blogs

It's nearly Christmas but that doesn't mean that I've been allowing the Web Team to slacken off! Today,We have put into place the infrastructure for Finextra Community Members to personalise their blo...

13 Dec 2013
Finextra site news
Matt Dolton

Post-trade malaise in managing exceptions

Even after all these years many organisations have not yet managed to get their back-office processes as slick as the front office, especially when it comes to managing exceptions in post-trade proces...

12 Dec 2013
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HM Treasury consults UK reporting requirements under CRD IV

Following consultation on country-by-country reporting under the fourth Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV) HM Treasury is seeking final views on the country-by-country reporting draft legislation...

12 Dec 2013
Financial Services Regulation
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Is PayPal talking to a lighthouse?

Aircraft carrier is an awesome sight: it's huge, full of energy, impressive in all respects. It's worth a lot of money too. However, when you see an aircraft carrier on the horizon heading towards you...

12 Dec 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
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Evolution and the exchange

Just as with humans, evolution is essential to exchanges and depositories. Competition in the exchange space has increased over the last few years, in part due to MiFID. Some exchanges (like NYSE and ...

12 Dec 2013
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Smoke-free markets

In recent months regulators have increased their focus on detecting and reporting possible incidents of market abuse. In Europe trading firms are expected to check for potential offences and report th...

12 Dec 2013
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Rock Ballads We Could Learn from

“So here I go again…walking down the only road I’ve ever known.” Yes, it’s the lyrics from a Whitesnake song! But I kept singing it whilst reading about recent moves in the UK lending market. And th...

11 Dec 2013
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2014 Will Be Marked By a Weeding Out of the mPoS Market

The number of vendors serving the mobile point-of-sale (mPoS) market has increased by more than threefold in the past year. A combination of razor-thin margins, market maturity and the upcoming EMV li...

11 Dec 2013
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Legacy systems holding banks back

The RBS story last week was the latest in a long line of banking tech failures. year. So why do they happen and is there a solution? Many insiders believe there has been a gross under investment in ba...

11 Dec 2013
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New FCA webpage on CRD III rules

The FCA has published a new webpage containing information about investment firms which may continue to comply with CRD III (i.e. firms subject to the BIPRU prudential sourcebook for Banks, Building S...

11 Dec 2013
Financial Services Regulation