IRA Terrorists Fail To Derail Echo Disaster Recovery Plan


The Exchange Clearing House (Echo), bombed out by the IRA attack on London's Docklands on February 9, returned to its usual offices last Tuesday after more than a week operating in a standby office. The smooth transition to the group's backup operation proves the worth of disaster-recovery planning, officials say.

Echo, the bank multilateral FX netting consortium, was probably the only major FX industry participant affected by the bomb, which was planted in a building adjacent to a train stat