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Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

Firms liable for incorrect outsourcing under MiFID

Article 13(5) of MiFID states: "An investment firm shall ensure, when relying on a third party for the performance of operational functions which are critical for the provision of continuous and satisfactory service to clients and the performance of investment activities on a continuous basis, that it takes reasonable steps …

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California Blocks Skinner’s Identity Plans

Just after Finextra publish my thought piece on the future method of authentication being RFID style chip implants inside humans, which I’ve blogged about before btw as I do truly believe it will happen, the Los Angeles Times broke the news that the Terminator’s State of California doesn’t like my …

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California Blocks Skinner’s Identity Plans

Just after Finextra publish my thought piece on the future method of authentication being RFID style chip implants inside humans, which I’ve blogged about before btw as I do truly believe it will happen, the Los Angeles Times broke the news that the Terminator’s State of California doesn’t like my …

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California Blocks Skinner’s Identity Plans

Just after Finextra publish my thought piece on the future method of authentication being RFID style chip implants inside humans, which I’ve blogged about before btw as I do truly believe it will happen, the Los Angeles Times broke the news that the Terminator’s State of California doesn’t like my …

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Systemic risk: watch out it’s all around you

    Y’know there’s been quite a lot of discussion about the systemic risks in the market right now, particularly in light of the sub-prime issues.  I’ve blogged about this a few times already, from hedge fund pressures through to algo technology explosions, but I purposely avoided too much discussion …

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Systemic risk: watch out it’s all around you

    Y’know there’s been quite a lot of discussion about the systemic risks in the market right now, particularly in light of the sub-prime issues.  I’ve blogged about this a few times already, from hedge fund pressures through to algo technology explosions, but I purposely avoided too much discussion …

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Indian outsourcers exposed to US sub-prime woes

    The knock-on effect of the American sub-prime crisis goes on and on. According to reports from Data Monitor, it now hits the Indian outsourcing sector. This is because firms such as First Magnus closing their doors to business and filing for bankruptcy then rolls on to impact their …

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Indian outsourcers exposed to US sub-prime woes

    The knock-on effect of the American sub-prime crisis goes on and on. According to reports from Data Monitor, it now hits the Indian outsourcing sector. This is because firms such as First Magnus closing their doors to business and filing for bankruptcy then rolls on to impact their …

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Numbers Part Eight: the UK Banking sector

I popped into the British Banker’s Association (BBA) last week and found that they publish a nice long list of statistics about our industry so, in yet another in the numbers series, here’s the low-down on the UK banking sector.  At the end of 2006, there were: over 325 banks …

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Should banks use Facebook?

I noticed that the Canadian Bank TD had opened a Facebook group called TD Money Lounge.   Seems to be a pure advert for their products to me, but it’s pretty popular with Canadians with over 3,500 members in this Group which is more than any other bank group on …

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