David Woolcock

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David Woolcock is an independent consultant and Director, Business Consulting at Eurobase. In addition, David is Chair of the Committee for Professionalism at ACI – The Financial Markets Association as well as Vice-Chairing the ACI FX Committee. He is also a member of the Market Practitioners Group for the Bank of International Settlement's FXWG that wrote the FX Global Code.

Blog Post by David Woolcock

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Uncleared Margin Rules – more regulatory requirements are on the horizon!

The regulation for Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) was set in motion at the 2009 G20 meeting ...
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18 min read

Back aboard LIBOR Reform – full steam ahead in the UK.

A triumvirate of the Working Group on Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFRWG), the FCA and the ...
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10 min read

Drifting back to a bright new future?

The effect of the pandemic has been a mixed bag for many involved in our markets. The ...
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Bringing Harmony to Treasury, Sales and Regulatory Compliance.

Regulations are having a profound effect on the trading landscape alongside a ...
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Regulatory Reporting and FX Swaps. Or is it FX Strats? Or even FX Packages?!

We have been seeing a lot of discussion and interest concerning a blog I penned in March ...
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12 min read

Are mobile payments a challenger? Ding-Ding, Round two!

In my last blog, looking at the rise of the challengers to the traditional banking ...
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Lightweight versus Heavyweight – will it always be a foregone conclusion in the ring?

Since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) the banking industry, especially in the UK, has ...
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17 min read

Business Continuity from Test to Implementation - What will be the takeaways?

We have seen many crises in the past, but this one is in many ways unique and I cannot ...
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Home Alone

It is unprecedented in Financial Markets (at least in my memory!) to have so many people ...
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Libor Wars - Coming to a Screen Near You

Buried in the depths of the Communiqué from the G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank ...
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The electronic world of deal rejection

It would have been one thing pondering on how to deal with a misdirection of Cupid’s bow ...
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An unanswered question from Davos.  When will we activate Digital Currencies in our Treasury Management Systems?

We saw during 2019 increased interest in various projects for a Central Bank Digital ...
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