BNP Paribas exports nexo standards across 14 European countries

BNP Paribas

French bank BNP Paribas wants to help merchants “kiss goodbye” the costly, time-consuming and complex task of managing multiple, incompatible domestic acceptance systems. It plans to accomplish that for merchants in 14 European countries by deploying nexo’s acquirer payment acceptance messaging protocol.

ISITC Europe and Oasis to define technical standards for blockchain


The International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) Europe and the Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (Oasis) are to jointly define technical standards for blockchain/distributed ledger technology (DLT).

MyStandards bags Clearstream

Clearstream will today formally sign up as a customer for Swift’s MyStandards and confirm that it will take part in the development of testing services for standards that Swift is planning.

Tower of Babel


As the Asia Pacific region plays a more important role in global economics, the constraints of Roman and Latin character-based computer systems are becoming apparent. David Bannister looks at what is being done to accommodate the many other languages that play a part in global economics into the standards environment

Volante teams with Rapid Addition for messaging integration

Houston: STP is back on the agenda

Two well-known names in the financial messaging world have come together to collaborate on the creation of “end-to-end messaging capability that supports the full trade life cycle”.