Gary Wright


BSI Briefing on new ISO TC307 Blockchain Standards

At BSI, we are the UK DLT Committee responsible for developing these Global ISO Technical Standard. This Briefing is to inform stakeholders of the key themes and focus of the ISO/TC307. We invite your feedback on what you consider to be the priorities for UK Banking for Blockchain/DLT standards. Complete the BSI DLT Survey

Leading Ethical Customer Relationships in Financial Services

Leading Ethical Customer Relationships in Financial Services
Leading or managing in financial services? Join us at our series of events for leaders and managers in financial services, our next event is:   Leading Ethical Customer Relationships in Financial Services   7th November 2017 at 18.30, registration from 18.00   City & Guilds 5-7 Giltspur Street London, UK EC1A 9DE     Alternatively you can view this PDF in the browser or download by clicking below:   Leading Ethical Customer Relationships in...

Is NYSE’s Corporate Actions Monopoly Broken By ‘Disruptive Data’ Vendor?

With data being the new oil and the world’s most valuable resource, Exchange Data International (EDI), a vendor based in London with an office in New York serving the global investment community, has announced the launch of a complete replacement service for NYSE Corporate Actions at “less than 50%” of the redistribution costs charged by U.S. exchange. But can...

Financial Services Events from the Institute of Leadership and Management

BISS Research Services
Institute Events For Leaders & Managers in Financial Services  MEMBERSHIP EVENTS NEWS&VIEWS RESOURCES Leading Change in Corporate Governance Join us in London on Monday 11 September for the fourth in our series of events for leaders and managers in financial services. Governance remains a central theme of stewardship in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors throughout the world. Simon Lowe, Chairman of the Grant Thornton...

Why hard Brexit is more likely now

The result of the general election was probably the worst outcome for those wanting a soft Brexit. I know this goes against the grain of the excepted thinking by political analysts today, but my reasons centre around the uncertain position of the current UK Government. The Government called the election to bring about more certainty and authority during the Brexit negotiations...

Blockchain DLT Working Group Meeting

Thursday 6th July from 5pm - 6pm at London Metropolitan University The next meeting of the ISITC Blockchain DLT Working Group will be held on the 6th July at London Metropolitan University in Moorgate (near the corner of London Wall and Moorgate). The meeting will commence at 5pm and finish at 6pm sharp. Please be in your seats for 4.45pm. Seating is limited and will...

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

Distributed Ledger Technology: beyond block chain (PDF) (Report). UK Government, Office for Science. January 2016 A distributed ledger is a consensus of replicated, shared, and synchronized digital data geographically spread across multiple sites, countries, and/or institutions. Users of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) significantly benefit from the efficiencies and economics by creating a more robust environment for real-time and secure data sharing. Contrary to common...

Blockchain DLT and the future of the financial markets

ISITC Europe has recognised the tremendous interest in the financial markets for Blockchain DLT and has noted the growing number of groups and committees springing up to try and understand impacts, or to examine potential solutions. This is normal in financial markets when innovation is in full swing and where there is a need for all market players to understand...

Draft Proposal for OASIS BlockbenchIT Technical Committee

ISITC Europe is supported by BISS Research and BAT and the Charter is a joint enterprise between ISITC Europe and OASIS Open. The joint Blockchain DLT (Blockbench) Technical committee is a collaboration to establish a framework and benchmarks to assist in the development and implementation of Blockchain DLT solution. Financial services firms are encouraged to join ISITC Europe to be...

ESMA the EU Regulator Market Survey Report

ESMA the EU Regulator has surveyed the market participants and includes input from (BAT) (BISS) and although we are  not entirely in agreement of some of the conclusions we feel it is representative of the market view in 2016 To View click on PDF and scroll down (Download to enable clickable contents menu). Alternatively you can view this PDF in the...


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