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Whatever happened to Blockchain? Workshop

Lunchtime workshop – April 2020 Full details will be released shortly.  

ISITC EUROPE moves to a Community Interest Company

As we approach our 30th anniversary we are pleased to announce that ISITC EUROPE is now a fully regulated ‘not for profit’ Community Interest Company, remaining one of the City’s longest community associations.  This change was led by KYC/Onboarding and the ongoing focus on Financial Crime by the regulators and to ensure that we continue […]

Developing Standards Across Cloud Services – Workshop

Tuesday 10th March, 12.00pm – 2.00pm Venue – CISI, 20 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BY The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has recently set out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of public cloud computing across the capital markets industry, as issues such as legacy technology, security, regulatory concerns and standardisation […]

Resilient Applications in Financial Services

The City Business Club and ISITC held an event on the evening of Tuesday 16th July, sponsored by Metro Bank, to discuss the recent survey and landscape report on the impact of application resilience and its management. Speakers included representatives from the City Business Club, ISITC, Cloudsoft and Expert Witness. What became obvious after analysing the […]

Resilient applications in financial services – free seminar

The City Business Club and ISITC are holding an event on the evening of Tuesday 16th July, sponsored by Metro Bank, to discuss the recent survey and landscape report on the impact of application resilience and its management. Catastrophic IT failure has hit the news on several occasions over recent times and the impact has had far-reaching […]

“De-risking Change” June General Meeting

The next ISITC Europe General Meeting, “De-risking Change”,  will be held on Thursday 7th June 2018 from 8:30 – 13:15 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London E1 8GP. As the Finance Industry invests in digital programmes we will explore the world of cryptocurrencies and will hear from experts on the role that these digital assets currently […]

Preparing for Senior Management Regime changes due in 2018/19 – Briefing

Briefing – Preparing for the changes in Senior Management Regime due in 2018/19 Last year saw significant regulatory change across the financial services industry. In addition to the ongoing Brexit process, the year brought with it implementation of MiFID 2, PSD2 and the fourth anti-money laundering directive. 2018/19 is set to be another bumper year, led […]

The UK should not rely on equivalence deal – Swinburne

The equivalence regime is “flawed” and not a suitable option for the UK once it leaves the European Union, according to MEP Dr Kay Swinburne. “I don’t think the UK could ever rely on an equivalence decision,” Swinburne said, speaking at the ISITC Europe’s 2018 annual meeting and conference on Thursday. “It doesn’t work, we […]

You can’t have your cake and eat it with Brexit, according to ISITC panel

“[The UK] can’t have its cake and eat it with Brexit”, according to Chris Skinner, chair of the Financial Services Club. Speaking at this year’s annual ISITC Europe meeting in London, Skinner explained that the UK and the financial services industry still had their “fudge”, meaning he thought the industry would face “a lot of […]

Blockchain means evolution not revolution, says ISITC panel

“There’s an evolution taking place” in blockchain and with other industry technologies, according to a panellist at this years annual ISITC Europe meeting in London. Bob Santangelo, president of international sales at Broadridge Financial Solutions, said that to adapt to this evolution, “every financial institution is looking at a way to create lower cost”, explaining […]