31 July 2014

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FX risk reduction utility CLS has hired Tom Zschach as its new chief information officer, taking over the reigns from former incumbent Sankar Aiyar, who unexpectedly quit the unit in March, midway through a major IT upgrade.

Exchange operator CME Group has agreed a deal to buy the Trayport and Fenics trading technology units from GFI Group in a deal worth around $655 million.

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has teamed up with six Wall Street banks to launch Clarient Entity Hub, a client data and documentation utility.

Interbank messaging network Swift has signed up another six major banks to its KYC Registry initiative as it gears up for a launch at the end of this year.

New York state's financial services regulator has set out the details of its planned 'Bitlicense' framework for firms dealing with virtual currencies.

A top US Treasury official has called on the financial services sector to step up its efforts to protect consumer privacy and critical infrastructures from the threat of cyber attacks.

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