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January 4, 2016 - Editor

Currency Swaps settlement can involve very large payments leading to settlement risk – an innovation from Markit and CLS aims to eliminate aspects of this.

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October 27, 2015 - Editor

In response to the financial crisis that began in 2008, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations agreed to a series of measures

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February 17, 2014 - Editor

EMIR Could Cause IT Chaos Treasurers should brace themselves for severe IT problems, rather than fines, from the EMIR start, experts warn. However, the trade

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February 6, 2014 - Editor

Deutsche Börse Acquires Enterprise Software Firm Impendium Systems Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has acquired Impendium Systems, a London-based firm that deploys cloud-based software

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October 15, 2013 - Editor

Dear all, The TOP Stories of last week: SEFs have started trading… first insights Tabb Group says that the bulk of SEF trades were conducted on

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October 8, 2013 - Editor

Dear all, This week, as started last week, also sees this newsletter spread over several pages – according the regular headers you are accustomed to.

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October 2, 2013 - Editor

Mentioned already in some places on-line (including my twitter feed) but here's the details: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced the

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July 30, 2013 - Editor

One of the challenges facing traders in the future OTC ecosystem is the greatly increased indirect costs of each trade.  Markit have added to their

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July 7, 2013 - Editor

A brief profile of Markit and it's history. Markit: Plumbers in suits | The Economist.  

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May 27, 2013 - Editor

Dear all, ISDA has published the 2013 Reporting Protocol to assist reporting under DFA and EMIR: and ESMA has update their EMIR timeline reflecting currently ongoing