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31 Mar
2014

Schneiderman: face the facts – technology is here to stay

JWG analysis. Earlier this month, New York Attorney General (NYAG), Eric Schneiderman, set out his stall with a scathing attack on high frequency trading firms and their practices.  Describing HFT firms as ‘parasitic’ and comparing their strategies to “Insider Trading 2 .0”, the NYAG’s statement would have been music to the ears of financial luddites Read More

28 Jan
2013

“Electrifying” Vickers

  • 28th January 2013
  • RegTechFS

The soon-to-be-published Banking Reform Bill (BRB) is the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards’ attempt to implement the recommendations of the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB). These recommendations have come to be known as the Vickers rules, after their chief advocate, Sir John Vickers. The Vickers rules propose the ‘ringfencing’ of high-street banking functions (e.g. deposit taking) to separate Read More