This week in Post-Trade – 14th October 2016

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The news we’re reading this week includes –   Esma kicks off final Midid II guidance – 11th October, Financial News   New research from SIX Securities Services reveals that whilst over three quarters of financial institutions are experimenting with Blockchain, most believe that wide scale implementation is at least six years away.   Amongst […]

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Innovation – the light at the end of the tunnel is not an illusion – the tunnel is…

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Central Securities Depository and digital payment innovation may not fall into the same sentence all that often. But when it comes to the need for agility, and constant reassessment of client experience and value, they share a lot in common. It is often said that there are ‘too many’ FinTech firms. I don’t see that. […]

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SIBOS Day 4: Forward Compatibility – ensuring fitness for the future

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  At Sibos, it’s clear that the buzz is around partnership and blockchain (again!). With our announcement of a potential tie-up with Clearstream and partnership with blockchain powerhouse Digital Asset, SIX Securities Services is at the very heart of these hot topics. Consequently, it’s hardly surprising that financial institutions are looking at the world through […]

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SIBOS Day 3: Asset safety – top priority for clients and regulators

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The Lehman crisis and Madoff case turned the spotlight onto asset safety and segregation. The questions raised, abound: How quickly can investors’ assets be returned in the event of a CSD failure? How can we ensure these assets are adequately protected in the case of counterparty default? It is not just the regulators asking these […]

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Link between agent bank custody and investment lines raises asset safety concerns

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New research from SIX Securities Services reveals that 50% of financial institutions face increasing client requests for asset segregation   Independent research commissioned by SIX Securities Services, has revealed that that almost two thirds (64%) of financial institutions are concerned that agent banks have both custody and investment business lines. An inability to separate these two […]

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