Cathy Wright


Legacy systems and GDPR a rapidly arriving challenge

If you are in compliance or technical operations or technical development in financial services organisations you need to be aware of the forthcoming GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation. This comes into effect on 25th May 2018 and is not affected by BRITEXIT. It follows from the earlier Data Protection Act legislation 2003 and extends the rights of individuals...

Travers Smith Supports the Launch of ‘Crest Revealed: From Paper to Automation’

Travers Smith LLP is delighted to be amongst a group of leading institutions, including BT, CISI, Euroclear and the SWIFT Institute, to have funded a unique research into CREST, the UK and Irish securities settlement system for dematerialised domestic and international equites, government securities and money market instruments. Over the last year, a team of academic researchers, led by Dr Hermann...

CREST Revealed on 20th Anniversary

BISS Research
London, UK July 15, 2016 – Over the last year, a team of academic researchers have been analysing one of the most successful projects to be introduced in financial services for over 20 years - the introduction of the CREST settlement system. Their remit was to ascertain why and how the CREST project team delivered such a successful system,...

CREST REVEALED – From Paper to Automation

BISS Research
CREST REVEALED From Paper to Automation - Streamlining UK Securities Settlement It has been 20 years since CREST, the real-time securities settlement system for the UK and Ireland, went live in 1996, and 23 years since the CREST project was launched by the Bank of England. Since the time when CREST first became a glint in the eye of its...


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