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An expansion of managed services for voice trading platforms?
The recent announcement by IPC regarding the introduction of a global business unit dedicated to designing and delivering managed services raises an interesting question – Are we about to witness an expansion of managed services for voice trading solutions? IPC certainly thinks so and states that “Capital Markets firms will migrate to managed services”.
Video & audio services applications in retail banking
Announcements have been made about innovations in the use of video and audio services in Financial Services. This blog introduces three further examples of new applications being applied to ATM technology. These announcements strengthen our view regarding the application of video and audioservices in retail banking; and leads us to further encourage financial firms to review their strategies in this space.
The FSA is dead and long live the new approach to regulation
On 1 April 2013, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) was abolished and the Financial Services Act 2012 came into force which now sets in motion the coalition Government’s plans to strengthen the financial regulatory structure in the U.K. The majority of the now defunct FSA’s functions have transferred to two new regulators: the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).