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FIX Trading Community addressing regulation collaboratively

8th July 2016

Company: bobsguide.com
FIX has been at the forefront of electronic trading for over two decades now. It is the de facto standard for multi asset trading across the globe. From its earliest incarnation as a protocol for routing orders between market participants, the ethos of collaboration and standardisation has been clear. In the financial industry, it is sometimes rare... read more
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How Cloud-Based Technology is Accelerating the In-House Banking Trend

9th May 2016

Company: bobsguide.com
In a recent Reval webinar, 63% of financial professionals said they are already using an in-house bank or planning to implement one in near future. The concept has been around for many years, but why is this trend on the rise today? The advancement of cloud-based technology platforms is making the in-house banking concept really pay off with... read more
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What are the implications of MiFID II?

30th March 2016

Company: RFA
In December 2014, the draft of MiFID II technical standards was published, leaving several technological implications for the business operations of banks and capital markets institutions. The purpose of the regulation, in addition to its predecessor, MiFID, is to protect investors, and to improve market integrity by enhancing the transparency of... read more
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Learn, Network, Debate.

18th March 2016

Post event reviews are a difficult topic to write about, even more so when it is one of your own events. Given that we are predominantly a volunteer and member driven body, there could be a slight danger of sycophancy and back-slapping. Our events are billed correctly as “for the industry, by the industry”. The members put together the... read more
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Stay Connected with Cloud Treasury Technology

29th January 2016

Company: Reval
Finance professionals in multinational corporations are working with a variety of different software applications, including ERP systems, bank portals, market data tools, trading platforms, risk applications and treasury systems. Working with all of these programs, companies often find themselves manually keying the same data more than once. This... read more
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Regulation: What’s in Store for the Alternative Investment Sector in 2016?

25th January 2016

Company: RFA
2016 is shaping up to be one of the busiest years for financial services regulation and legislation globally. There will be several new, challenging regulations that financial sector firms will need to adapt their business operations to in order to stay ahead of the compliance curve. In order to prepare adequately, the wider alternative... read more
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Regulation – Everyone’s Responsibility

20th October 2015

Company: bobsguide.com
The FIX Trading Community returned to Paris for the first time in two years in early October to have further discussions about the current regulatory environment in Europe. The timeliness could not have been better given the publication by ESMA, earlier in the week, of its final technical standards. The panel, consisting of senior participants from... read more
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Why FinTech 2.0 is so different from the dotcom boom (and bust) – a secular shift in the personal investment paradigm

17th September 2015

Company: bobsguide.com
I was a leading provider of both data content and product design consulting into a range of companies in the dotcom boom years of the late 1990s. I was able to see first-hand how the companies operated, how differentiated their products were and how sustainable their business models were. Today, I work alongside the CEOs of their successors. Their... read more
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With a Little Help From My Friends

10th August 2015

Company: bobsguide.com
As my bio states quite clearly - 30 years in the financial industry. Memories of an age that was pre electronic trading as we know it today. Days of floor traders, open outcry, funny coloured jackets, dodgy haircuts and huge mobile phones. Anyone who was involved that long ago will have stories to tell of markets that were not always the most... read more
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