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Building Societies – the mutual or demutualised regulatory debate

[fa icon="calendar'] 04-Oct-2016 12:52:58 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, MiFID, Regulation, Legislation, Treasury Management, Building Societies

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Continuing on from our last blog which highlighted the background to the emergence of the Building Society market, we are looking in more detail at the regulatory journey the sector has been on. In our next blog we will be taking a more detailed view on how regulation is impacting the market now and in the future. We will look at how the current situation and future impacts on the sector.

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The Cross Border Payments Controversy

[fa icon="calendar'] 14-Sep-2016 12:44:37 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, Blog, MiFID, Regulation, Global Code, Treasury Management, Treasury

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What is the correct price for your dollars, euro’s, yen and sterling (plastic or otherwise!) – a controversy swirls……………….

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MiFID II - It’s longer than a game of T20 cricket!  How should we use this breathing space in a limited over regulatory game that’s going into overtime?

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Apr-2016 08:34:18 / by David Woolcock posted in Banking, MiFID

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After the draft of MiFID II technical standards in December 2014, financial institutions began to get a flavour of the profound changes ahead. Scandals were propelling the drive to enact legislation that would boost market integrity through the introduction of more transparent markets. This transparency, unless adequately planned for, can require significant changes to a vast panoply of IT systems.

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