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The Future Of Risk | Harrington Starr

The Future Of Risk | Harrington Starr | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
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Excellent article by Harrington Starrs Risk Practice giving a broad overview of Risk and its Future in the Financial Services Sector. 

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A look into Finance Services Market from a IT perspective. Latest news and market information. Recruitment and Staffing in Finance Technology, with a focused interest around Trading Systems. Articles on the job market across London and world wide,
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Stories of Financial Ingenuity and Innovation - CME Group

Stories of Financial Ingenuity and Innovation - CME Group | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
View stories of futures products, global commerce, advancements that create a marketplace and cme group as a unified global exchange.
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Twitter will use Stripe to put the "Buy" button in tweets

Twitter will use Stripe to put the "Buy" button in tweets | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
With Stripe's help, in-tweet buying should be in full swing by Christmastime.
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Getting Onboarding Right in the Age of the Customer

Getting Onboarding Right in the Age of the Customer | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Disparate Frankenstein systems slow down the onboarding process and impede customer service, says Pegasystems.
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Introduction | COOConnect

Introduction | COOConnect | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is now a fact. Like death and taxes, it is here. Only time will disclose whether its provisions will bear lightly on alternative managers, or slump heavily on all that they do, crushing the energy and creativity on which progress in investing depends.

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Businesses wasting time and money on face-to-face interviews

Businesses wasting time and money on face-to-face interviews | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Businesses could be wasting time and money on unnecessary face-to-face interviews that could be conducted by video...
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Forbes crowns London the world’s most influential city - Tech City News

Forbes crowns London the world’s most influential city - Tech City News | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

London is not only the historic capital of the English language, which contributes to its status as a powerful media hub and major advertising center, but it’s also the birthplace of the cultural, legal and business practices that define global capitalism

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eBay considering PayPal spinoff, claims report | PaymentEye

eBay considering PayPal spinoff, claims report | PaymentEye | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
eBay may be considering launching a spinoff of PayPal as soon as next year, according to an online report that appeared on Thursday.
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The 10 Hottest Skills in Financial Services and Commodities Technology in H1 2014 | Harrington Starr

The 10 Hottest Skills in Financial Services and Commodities Technology in H1 2014 | Harrington Starr | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

In a rapidly evolving market, we thought it would be apt to look at where the heat was as we head towards the first six months of the year. Here is our top ten skill sets that we have seen the highest demand for from January to June:

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Interdealer brokers angle for a more diverse catch - Financial News

Interdealer brokers angle for a more diverse catch - Financial News | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Once they were happy just to hook the big fish but electronic trading means they are luring new clients
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17th Annual Global CEO Survey – UK summary - pwc

17th Annual Global CEO Survey – UK summary - pwc | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

The results of our 17th Annual Global CEO Survey are now available. UK CEOs are optimistic about growth prospects and are focused on revival rather than survival. UK Business needs to keep up with the speed of technological change and increased confidence signals a light at the end of the tunnel for revenue prospects.

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New Emir Reporting Requirements Kick In - Markets Media

Trade repositories have received millions of valuation reports under the new reporting regulations which came into effect under the European Market Infrastructure Regulations last week.
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Hot source: the rise of outsourcing | Information Age

Hot source: the rise of outsourcing | Information Age | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
With outsourcing activity in EMEA off to its best start to the year since 2010, IA examines the factors behind the growth and how enterprises should approach it to best serve the business
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Banking's bright future in the cloud - Financial IT

Banking's bright future in the cloud - Financial IT | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Why the cloud? At first glance the advantages to financial institutions are clear: lower costs, faster reactions to competitors and regulators, and improved communication with counterparties, for seamless transaction execution.
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Mobile Banking: The good, the bad, and the ugly - Financial IT #FinTech

Mobile Banking: The good, the bad, and the ugly - Financial IT #FinTech | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Last year, consumers downloaded over 83 billion mobile applications worldwide, with revenues totalling an astonishing £25 billion GBP. As the use of Smartphones continue to gain popularity, this number is expected to increase to over 200 billion downloads per year by 2017. It’s clear that the application economy is not only thriving, but is also driving new app-centric products and services across multiple industries, including mobile banking and payments, digital media and infotainment, gaming, healthcare, home automation, and many more. However, the continued adoption of mobile computing requires an ongoing scrutiny of the state of security within the application economy.  
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#FinTech Innovation Launches In Continental Europe

#FinTech Innovation Launches In Continental Europe | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The financial services industry seems to be awash with programs to support fintech startups. Now, fintech innovation labs are launching throughout Europe.
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Bloomberg facing growing scrutiny |

The dominance of Bloomberg over the fund management industry and Wall Street more broadly could be coming to an end amid a host of challenges to its historic stranglehold.
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Managing the HFT Flood

Managing the HFT Flood | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Buyside firms need to leverage technology to stop writing checks to HFT firms with clients money.
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CME to Start EU Gas Futures as Trayport Remains Independent

CME Group Inc. plans to start U.K. and Dutch natural gas futures while keeping the energy trading platform it agreed to buy from GFI Group Inc. independent.
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Six things to know about startup hiring in London - Tech City News

Six things to know about startup hiring in London - Tech City News | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Hiring is extraordinarily difficult. Every programme we hire Associates and Hackstars to work alongside Techstars companies to do more faster.

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Next generation finance: How London can cement its leadership in fintech

Next generation finance: How London can cement its leadership in fintech | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The launch of Innovate Finance, a new body dedicated to supporting fintech (or financial technology) in the UK, at Canary Wharf this mont
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Demand for interims on the up

Demand for interims on the up | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The demand for interim managers increased by 15 percentage points during the first quarter of 2014, according to the latest Ipsos MORI data from the Interim Management Association (IMA)...
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Great news about the demand for interim managers increasing! We have a large network of interims available for businesses who need some additional resource.

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iXBRL could cost Irish businesses up to €20k extra

iXBRL could cost Irish businesses up to €20k extra | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
iXBRL could cost Irish businesses up to €20k extra budget in labour and technology, revealed Arkk's recent survey.
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UK start-ups among BBVA fintech competition finalists

UK start-ups among BBVA fintech competition finalists | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Six UK start-ups have been selected as finalists in the Open Talent 2014 fintech competition held by Spanish bank BBVA.

Via Andrew Thomas
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Electronic Bond Trading Takes Root Among Buy Side - Markets Media

Electronic trading continues to grow across the fixed income sector. In a market that was previously dominated by direct relationships … Read more
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Modity selects the Allegro 8 Platform for Energy Trading - Financial IT

Modity selects the Allegro 8 Platform for Energy Trading - Financial IT | #FinTech London - Trading, Payments, Risk, Commodities - Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Allegro Development Corporation has announced that Swedish energy trading firm Modity Energy Trading has chosen  the Allegro 8 platform to manage its power and gas trading operations across the Nordic region.

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