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Research Brokers Must Ramp Up Brexit Plans

Daniel Carpenter heeds warning to research brokers in the event of no-deal Brexit in his latest piece for IBS Intelligence, “With Brexit up in the air, European-based brokers may need to review their research contracts and agreements, not to mention fee structures, tax implications, budgets and invoicing activities,”… “All this leads to a mountain of […]

Meritsoft Signs Top 10 Financial House For Brokerage Solution

Meritsoft are pleased to announce that a top 10 Capital Markets institution has contracted to use the Meritsoft Brokerage solution globally to support the management, payment and optimisation of their Brokerage spend across asset classes. Speaking after the signing, Meritsoft CEO Kerril Burke said “we are absolutely delighted to be working with a number of […]

Meritsoft Wins National Award

Meritsoft is delighted to announce that today, 29th November, we have won the prestigious British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) “Growth Management Team” National Award. Following success in the regional awards earlier this year for the London and South East region, Meritsoft have now won the National UK Award, winning against strong entries across all industries, […]

Time For Asset Managers To Get Serious About Settlement

Daniel Carpenters latest piece regarding CSDR settlements in the Institutional Asset Manager is not to be missed, “Not my problem gov” has long been the response from the major investment managers when it comes to settling transactions… To continue reading Daniels piece, click here. For more details on how Meritsoft can support your operations, or […]

Fed Rate Increase Boosts Trading Costs

Markets Media recently published Kerril Burke’s insightful piece about the potential for higher trading costs as a consequence of the Fed rate increase. “Does anyone long for a return to more benign economic times? A time when a rise in the base rate simply led to immediate benefits for savers. Well, get prepared for a […]

Banks fear CSDR mandatory buy-in regime

Don’t miss the IFLR article by Lizzie Meager with contributions from Kerril Burke! “Two securities settlement sources at EU banks told Practice Insight that the CSDR is not on their radar at the moment, citing the ongoing consequences of Mifid II and Brexit as bigger priorities. But the reality is that a large part of […]

BofE Rate Rise: The Unintended Trading Cost Consequences For Banks

Kerril Burke’s piece on consequences of the BoE interest rate increase, “Does anyone long for a return to more benign economic times? A time when a rise in the base rate simply led to immediate benefits for savers. Well, get prepared for a continued long wait, as last week’s decision from the Bank of England’s […]

CSDR: How Penalties and Mandatory Buy-ins Will Hit Banks

Don’t miss Kerril Burke’s insightful article published on Global Banking and Finance about CSDR: how penalties and mandatory buy-ins will hit banks. “What trades will we have to pay penalties on and how much will we need to pay? Which ones are we at risk of being bought in? Which ones will we have to […]

How CSDR Will Challenge Banks With Mandatory Buy-ins and Penalties

As published by Markets Media 08 August 2018, written by Kerril Burke: CSDR: How Penalties and Mandatory Buy-Ins Will Hit Banks. “What trades will we have to pay penalties on and how much will we need to pay? Which ones are we at risk of being bought in? Which ones will we have to buy-in […]