ESMA the EU Regulator Market Survey Report

February 10, 2017

biss reportESMA the EU Regulator has surveyed the market participants and includes input from (BAT) (BISS) and although we are  not entirely in agreement of some of the conclusions we feel it is representative of the market view in 2016

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Time for banks to take charge of data

July 30, 2016

By Gary Wright

Oct 19, 2015

Banks have always been protective of their data and despite the growing instances of data failures and the resulting fines all data is treated as their most prized possession. This shows that Banks need to understand their data much better than today. For example not all data is precious and a good deal is more valuable as an industry commodity, an example of which could be settlement data.

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The Business case For Blockchain

July 30, 2016

By Gary Wright

Oct 19, 2015

Blockchain is gaining so much interest as we can see from the many daily announcements of some new ideas and investing in the technology reaching gold rush proportions. I wonder how many are following the dream but with no reality involved. Don’t get me wrong Blockchain is potentially one of the most interesting technologies of recent times and holds significant possibilities to change market infrastructures as well as those in-house at banks. Its just that most of these ideas are starting half way up the ladder and without firm foundations cementing a steady climb. Read more