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Morgan Lewis deepens global structured transactions practice with addition of two partners in UK

Posted on: 24 August 2015 | Source: Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis continues to expand its award-winning global structured transactions capability in London with the addition of structured finance partner Theresa Kradjian, who joins the firm, and corporate tax partner Paul Beausang, who will join the firm in October...

iMeta Technologies appoints Mark Bands as Head of Product Strategy and Regulatory Intelligence

Posted on: 24 August 2015 | Source: iMeta Technologies

Bands brings information management experience and financial industry expertise to new role...

Ugo Okonkwo joins GFT UK

Posted on: 18 August 2015 | Source: GFT Group

Ugo Okonkwo has joined GFT as a Management Consultant within the London Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice...

Thomson Reuters increases FX Matching venue market data frequency for selected currency pairs

Posted on: 14 August 2015 | Source: Thomson Reuters

Increased frequency will enhance price discovery for clients in key currencies, and increase precision in EURUSD trading...

Thomas Sandberg joins Lloyds Bank FI relationship team

Posted on: 14 August 2015 | Source: Lloyds Bank

Thomas Sandberg has joined Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking’s Relationship Solutions team as an Associate Director...

Adnan Choudhary joins Citi in Transition Management

Posted on: 13 August 2015 | Source: Citi

Adnan Choudhary has joined Citi as Project Manager within the bank’s Transition Management team for Europe, The Middle-East and Africa...

Small World FS announces new partnership with Sri Lankan Commercial Bank of Ceylon

Posted on: 13 August 2015 | Source: Small World FS

Partnership will help Sri Lankans around the world send home $7 billion every year...

EBS BrokerTec launches BrokerTec European Government Bonds data product

Posted on: 13 August 2015 | Source: Nick Jackson

EBS BrokerTec has launched the BrokerTec European Government Bonds premium pricing data product, distributed by ICAP Information Services...

Christopher Matsko joins Portware to drive FX expansion

Posted on: 13 August 2015 | Source: Nick Jackson

FX industry veteran Christopher Matsko has joined Portware as Head of Foreign Exchange Trading Services...

PwC report reviews state of Global Financial Market Liquidity

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: PwC

The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) and the Institute for International Finance (IIF) released a comprehensive new report from PwC on the state of global market liquidity, produced on behalf of both Associations...

moneycorp continues transatlantic expansion with Brazilian investment

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: moneycorp

moneycorp, the UK’s leading foreign exchange provider, has signed an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Novo Mundo Corretora de Câmbio, a fast-growing Brazilian foreign exchange business with a 15 year heritage in international payments and retail FX...

Alvean looks to Bolero for digitised sugar transaction

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: Alvean Sugar

Industry first for commodity type as global enterprise confirms successful completion of first shipment using electronic bill of lading...

GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Futures successfully launched

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: GMEX

Eurex and GMEX are pleased to announce that the first trades in GMEX’s Euro-denominated IRS Constant Maturity Future (IRS CMF) have been successfully executed, cleared and settled...

FIX Trading Community announces new regulatory subgroups focused on MiFID

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: FIX Trading Community

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, announced that it has formed six new subgroups focused on MiFID II regulation for the industry to collaborate on the most critical issues in this time of regulatory change...

Tradeshift accelerates market growth and leadership with $30m acquisition of Merchantry

Posted on: 12 August 2015 | Source: Tradeshift

Best-in-class product information management (PIM) boosts value of the Tradeshift network...