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The real cost of FATCA implementation

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By: International Adviser FATCA was implemented worldwide at the beginning of this month, but the impact (and costs) are only now just beginning to filter through to the financial services community. (…) The UK Government estimates it will cost UK … Continue reading

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Are you ready for FATCA?

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  FATCA came into effect on 1st of July requiring foreign banks to report their offshore accounts. To facilitate an orderly transition the United States IRS will refrain from rigorously enforcing many of the requirements during 2014 & 2015, as … Continue reading

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Main Trends in Collateral Management

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By: Securities Lending Times According to the new survey conducted by Sapient Global Markets in March, evolution towards the front office has been identified as one of the main trends for efficient collateral management across global market participants. The research … Continue reading

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International Securities Settlements and Custodial Services Program in London

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  Register for a practical 2 day International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services course in London – 7-8 of July 2014. This 2 day training program is designed to provide delegates with practical  knowledge about the key concepts, systems, processes and … Continue reading

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Boom time for Middle-Eastern payments and transaction processing markets

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An article by ACI Worldwide’s EMEA Region general manager, Paul Thomalla, published on Bobsguide.com has highlighted exciting times ahead for the Middle-Eastern payments, technology and transaction processing markets.  ACI Worldwide is predicting that by 2020 the region’s payments volume will … Continue reading

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International Payments Market Trends Overview

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  Warning over clearing-contagion risks At the recent Sibos conference in Dubai, delegates raised concerns over the risks associated with the collapse of a major clearing house.  The general sentiment expressed was that international regulators had yet to get to … Continue reading

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The scope and structure of Transaction Banking

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Transaction Banking function differs from bank to bank, so what is the ideal structure of a transaction banking unit and how one define its function ? Follow this interesting discussion on the scope and challenges of transaction banking worldwide. “Transaction … Continue reading

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