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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 […]

New tech adoption to “take time” – ISITC Europe

Published 22 Jan 2018, Luke Jeffs, Global Custodian The adoption of new technologies such as blockchain may take longer than some people think and “generally take time to move from one stage to the next”, according to the head of trade body ISITC Europe. Speaking ahead of the ISITC Europe’s annual meeting on Thursday, Nigel Solkhon, […]

ISITC Europe Blockchain Working Group 

London, 1st July 2016 The ISITC Europe Blockchain working group has discussed how best to assist the financial services industry in the adoption of Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). At this juncture, with numerous service offerings emerging, the working group believes that the introduction of measurable standards based on both technology and operational requirements is […]

BLOCKCHAIN, CYBER AND INDUSTRY COLLABORATION DOMINATE DISCUSSION AT ISITC EUROPE MEETING

– Revamped trade body’s first general meeting of 2016 a roaring success, as financial industry convenes to discuss hot topics of the day – London, 13 May 2016: ISITC Europe, the industry group dedicated to improving the operational efficiency of the capital markets industry, has held its first General Meeting of 2016. The meeting – […]

ISITC Europe announces plans to collaborate with OASIS to define technical standards for Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology

London, 12th October 2016 The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) Europe intends to collaborate with the OASIS international open standards consortium to advance adoption of Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) by the financial services industry. Based on DLT benchmarks developed by the ISITC Europe Blockchain Working Group, the project will secure international support […]

ISITC Europe First Steps Towards Delivering Value to the Securities Practitioners and Suppliers Alike

London, 15th December 2015 ISITC Europe Update Dear Industry Colleague, As you saw last week, the IELG and I are working hard to reshape ISITC Europe and deliver value to Members and the industry in general. The Agenda we set out last week has generated a great deal of interest from industry participants and like-minded […]

New ISITC Europe interim CEO announced

4th December 2015 ISITC Europe are delighted to announce that Nigel Solkhon has agreed to act as ISITC Chief Executive in an interim capacity following the recent departure of Graeme Austin. Nigel is a Director at Citi and Head of Execution 2 Custody product in EMEA. Nigel was a founding Member of ISITC Europe in […]