#Capital Markets

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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‘Keep calm and carry on’ following the Brexit vote in June

‘Keep calm and carry on’ following the Brexit vote in June

The UK’s decision to leave the EU following the referendum vote on the 23 June has left the financial services industry facing an uncertain future. The result poses more questions ...

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