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MasterCard Welcomes Ron Garrow as Human Resources Officer

MasterCard today announced the appointment of Michael Fraccaro as chief human resources officer, succeeding Ron Garrow who decided to move with his family back to North Carolina after six years with the company. Fraccaro’s appointment is effective July 8, 2016.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 08:53
Ancoa Named Best Market Surveillance Product at the 2016 Operational Risk Awards

Ancoa, provider of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy- and sell-side firms, has been awarded ‘Best Market Surveillance Product’ at the 2016 Operational Risk Awards. Ancoa was selected for its ability to demonstrate “real-time surveillance capabilities for both internal and external obligations, including pattern-recognition software and case-building capabilities.”

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 08:44
uTrade Reveals India’s First Blockchain Technology Solution ‘uClear’

uTrade Solutions, a fintech major specializing in offering enterprise trading technology solutions, has today announced the launch of ‘uClear’.
uClear is India’s first blockchain technology driven solution that will enable real time clearing and settlement of contracts across the cash and derivatives segments of the financial markets. The first stage of adoption will be led by the Over-the-Counter (OTC) segments without existing central clearing infrastructure such as foreign exchange (FX) and the fixed income securities markets.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 08:34
Fintech Field of Dreams it Ain't

Fintech continues to dominate the news the world over, with India and Singapore joining the growing band of countries who have already put a stake in the ground, eager to grab a piece of the action. Fintech is exciting and possibly life changing on many fronts, not just because of the wealth creation opportunities it offers, but also because of it’s potential to help transform the way financial institutions operate.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 08:25
Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and MasterCard Invite U.S. Startups to Apply for Class 5 of Commerce.Innovated

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and MasterCard invite startups from across the United States to apply for Class 5 of Commerce.Innovated. through July 10, 2016. Commerce.Innovated. is a four-month, bi-annual virtual accelerator designed to help seed-stage startups that are innovating in the commerce, payments and financial technology sectors to refine and scale their business ideas. The program offers access to operational and industry expertise from Silicon Valley Bank, MasterCard and their respective networks.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 07:52
Thomson Reuters Boosts its Distribution Arrangement with OTC Markets

Thomson Reuters has expanded its distribution arrangement with OTC Markets Group to include OTC Markets Group’s End-of-Day Pricing Data for OTCQX®, OTCQB® and Pink® securities.  In addition to the Real-Time Level 1 and Level 2 Data that OTC Markets Group already makes available through the Thomson Reuters Elektron and Eikon suite of products, Thomson Reuters clients now can receive reliable and comprehensive closing bid, offer and trade data for 10,000 OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities via its DataScope product suite. 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 07:41
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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 15:18
Brexit will be Disastrous for UK Financial Services, IT and Fintech

Leaving the EU would put the UK Financial Services Industry, the IT services industry and the whole fintech community at a distinct disadvantage, in fact it would be disastrous.

We would lose the opportunity to continue to shape the positive EU reform process in the financial services sector and it would hinder access to a big market with lots of exciting opportunities.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 14:18


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