By: Lauren Pierce & Luca Ziprani After Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, the pressures surrounding funding which had affected multiple financial firms since early 2007 reached critical mass. This incident compelled all financial institutions to take notice of their collateral positions and review their margin call processes. In 2003 Warren Buffet called derivatives […]
By: Ross Thompson & Luca Ziprani Why is Luxembourg a financial hub? Luxembourg specialises in the cross-border fund administration business. Over 38% of all cross-border collateral has been pledged to the Eurosystem via Clearstream Banking, Bank Central du Luxembourg & Globe Settle. The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) is an association who is the representative body of the Luxembourg investment fund community. Created in 1988, the […]
By Darren Hall & Luca Ziprani The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) is a trade body representing the interests of recruitment organisations engaged in the placement of professionals, on behalf of their clients, either on a permanent or flexible basis. In recent years, APSCo has focused on assisting recruitment companies with international expansion, and after having had […]
By: Luca Ziprani A Quick History: · Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication or SWIFT for short is one of the main providers of secure financial messaging services. · Allows the exchange of automated & standardised financial messages. · Provides a variety of different transactional messaging services. · SWIFT has modular components allowing it to make real time payments. · At the centre of the system is […]
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By: Nathan Gunn & Luca Ziprani Change and transformation Management or OCM for short (Organisational Change Management) is a relatively new school of management that came into existence in the 20th century. Although there are numerous scholars, psychologists & businessmen who helped contribute to the formation of OCM as a managerial discipline such as Arnold […]
By: Stuart Egerton & Luca Ziprani Brexit. For the past 2 years this has been a major buzzword both in and out of the UK. As with all big change it presents opportunities along with many challenges. As it stands, no one knows exactly what will happen on March 2019 but this has not stopped […]
Skillfinder International attended the “In Focus session in Frankfurt am Main” at Deutsche Bibliothek hosted by Deutsche Bundesbank. Our Divisional Manager, Stuart Egerton, participated in the event to learn the latest news and trends on TARGET2-Securities. Brief introduction to T2S (TARGET2-Securities), where is it currently at? T2S (TARGET2-Securities) is a Pan-European programme which will offer […]