#Capital Markets

Where next for FX?

Where next for FX?

Regulation is tightening within the banking industry and with the advance of technology, it is becoming more and more challenging for firms to retain acceptable profit margins within their foreign ...

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333 reasons why asset managers need to focus on MiFID II

333 reasons why asset managers need to focus on MiFID II

Legend has it, that Horatio Nelson, the famous English admiral, had only, One Eye, One Arm and One Leg. Cricketers have long believed any combination of “A Nelson” is unlucky. ...

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Meeting the challenges of the new normal of Banking, with the trends for the new normal of IT

Meeting the challenges of the new normal of Banking, with the trends for the new normal of IT

There are a number of key challenges that are facing the financial services industry, which present companies in this sector with a ‘burning platform’ to help them drive transformational change ...

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Securities Finance Transaction Reporting: It’s a Heptathlon not a Sprint

Securities Finance Transaction Reporting: It’s a Heptathlon not a Sprint

The next draft of the Securities Finance Transaction Reporting (SFTR) regulation is due soon. Given the responses to the consultation document, it is unlikely to be the final draft. On ...

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Unintended consequences of regulation, knee-jerk or Grand Plan?

Unintended consequences of regulation, knee-jerk or Grand Plan?

The accumulation of risk in the buyside and its impact on economic growth: In this blog, I would like to set aside convention and start with a conclusion, which is ...

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