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Philippe Denis

How BNP Paribas Securities Services stays ahead of the game

July 1, 2015

Philippe Denis, the chief digital officer of BNP Paribas Securities Services, built his first computer in 1978 at the age of 18, and it is this commitment to embracing new technology that is driving his work at the French company, from his innovative use of big data to hosting brainstorming sessions on blockchain technology.

Julian Kasparien

New rules reshape securities services

February 27, 2015

Julian Kasparien, head of sales and relationship management for the UK at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains how new regulation has changed the role of the securities services division. 

No trading please, we’re brokers

No trading please, we’re brokers

April 1, 2014

Brokers are outsourcing their dealing desks to other sell-side firms. Dan Barnes investigates what is left of a broker that does not trade.

The changing landscape of exchanges

The changing landscape of exchanges

March 3, 2014

Once regarded as national treasures, over the past few years many exchanges have been evolving into cross-border operations, focused on capturing larger market shares. Following this wave of consolidation and collaboration, however, it still remains to be seen whether bigger really means better.

Market infrastructures seek harmonisation through reinvention

September 2, 2013

A single platform for securities settlement in Europe and the continued growth of e-commerce will soon out-date the market infrastructures as they exist. Frances Faulds looks at how market infrastructures are reinventing themselves and redesigning their services to remain relevant. 

Opportunity and chaos: Sibos 2013 technology preview

August 12, 2013

Ahead of Sibos 2013, The Banker's technology editor, Duygu Tavan, talks about the difficulties in implementing the Target2-Securities regulation and discusses the recent developments in corporate bank messaging.

cover story March 2013

Collateral: the hunt is on

March 1, 2013

More people need it, there might not be enough of it, and much of it is locked up and cannot get to where it needs to go. Collateral is in demand and the hunt is on.

European Central Bank

What do investment managers need from brokers?

September 1, 2011

As their global operating models evolve, what do investment managers need from their service providers and what can they do to help themselves?

Philippe Chambadal

Post-trade processing: Challenges and trends

March 18, 2011

Philippe Chambadal, CEO of middle- and back-office processing technology provider SmartStream, discusses the post-trade landscape and the regulatory and operational challenges facing market participants.

Fund processing plays catch-up

July 28, 2010

Much work has been done to standardise and automate fund processing, with several commercial solutions available, but the cost of processing fund transactions is still significantly higher than for bonds or equities and this is hampering critical mass. Is a more centralised market infrastructure needed to tackle processing costs? Writer Frances Maguire

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