Articles by Charlie Morrow

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During banks’ 2012 earnings, capital issues seemed to be causing all the problems. However during the recent Q1 2014 earnings seasons for banks the focus has been on fixed income performance. Throughout April, we saw first the US banks, then the European banks, all largely reporting that their profits have been severely hit by poorly performing fixed income, currency and commodity (FICC) trading performance.

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Banking, Basel III, Electronic Trading, Regulation, Volcker,

Even for your usual dreary January and February, the recent headlines over the past few months (at least in some of the financial publications we work with) have been gloomy beyond belief. This is because tomorrow marks the deadline for the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), one of the biggest pieces of legislation to be passed through Brussels successfully, whereby all derivative users, including corporations and smaller financial institutions, will have to report specific trade information to trade repositories.

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Eurozone,

The Futures and Options Association’s (FOA) International Derivatives Expo, commonly known as IDX, was held last week in London, attracting over 40 exhibitors and delegates from 30 countries. The Cognito team was onsite there, working with clients and listening to latest news and updates from clearing houses, vendors, exchanges and regulators on the state of play of the derivatives markets.

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Events, Finance, Fintech, Media Relations, Public Relations,

Last week Cognito travelled to Copenhagen for EuroFinance's 18th Cash and Treasury Management Conference. With 86 exhibitors, just under 1700 delegates, plenty of press and analysts, and a packed schedule of discussions, debates and panel sessions, there really was something for everyone.

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Bonuses, Conferences, Events,

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