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Former SocGen FX Traders Win Unfair Dismissal Claim

16 February 2012

Two former foreign exchange traders at Societe Generale were cleared of allegations of unauthorised trading by an employment tribunal on Monday

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Financial Industry Agrees Offshore RMB Guidelines

16 February 2012

A working group comprising representatives from 24 financial institutions and led by global payments system provider Swift has developed a set of guidelines to improve straight-through processing of offshore renminbi transactions

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And Another Thing...

16 February 2012

It has been fashionable in certain circles to predict the demise of the single bank platforms, mainly due to what is perceived to be the influence of Dodd-Frank and MiFID legislation. Regular readers will know what’s coming…I disagree

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And Finally...

19 February 2012

Regular readers will know I have had my doubts about machine-readable news in the past, but increasingly through conversations with pointy heads in our industry (a meeting of minds if ever there was one) it seems that the practice is becoming more prevalent and indeed more profitable

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Around the World

19 February 2012

Safe haven status propels Zurich to the top of the World’s Most Expensive City list; Malaysia’s fatwa council forbids retail FX trading; and BNY Mellon cannot escape the US Attorney’s attention…

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Tech Corner

19 February 2012

State Street, LCH.Clearnet, Euroclear Bank, Standard Chartered, Caplin Systems, RTS Realtime Systems Group, Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, Saxo Bank, Dow Jones, FFastfill, Progress Apama…

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On the Move

19 February 2012

UBS, State Street, Jefferies Bache, Lloyds Banking Group, BNY Mellon, Liquidnet…

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Ex-Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Head Sets Up Currency Fund

19 February 2012

Ranodeb Roy, previously head of fixed income for Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley, is preparing to launch RV Capital Management

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Macquarie Opens Futures, FX Business in Canada

19 February 2012

Macquarie Group has launched a Canadian futures business to provide corporate and institutional clients with a range of financial, commodity and foreign exchange futures and options services

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State Street to Launch OTC Derivatives Platform

19 February 2012

State Street Corp. plans to launch an electronic trading platform for over-the-counter swaps

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