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Midnight Hour for European AIFMs

The deadline for applying for authorization under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) arrives on July 22, and one recent measure suggests a few firms out there are still sweating bullets. But, Tim wonders, is that such a bad thing?...

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Compliance | 18 Jul 2014

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Bloomberg Vault Partners with Salesforce

Bloomberg is now part of salesforce.com's partner program, allowing the pair to team up on support for Salesforce1 for financial services.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 17 Jul 2014

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EAM Investors Taps Charles River Data Service

The '40 Act boutique fund manager will use the service for batch reference and issuer data, real-time pricing, new security setup, and the recently-offered constituent-level benchmark data.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Buy-Side Implementations | 17 Jul 2014

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SunGard, Aite Study Highlights 'Firefighting' Versus Strategic Data Management Split

A new survey of 48 firms shows a marked split on the buy side between those with a long-term plan, and those without one.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Portfolio Management | 14 Jul 2014

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Parsing Fintech's Whimsical Name Game

Tim muses on a subject—company names—that has confounded him for most of his time covering financial technology. Does a strange moniker make a difference?

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 10 Jul 2014

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Former HP Intellectual Property Chief: Looking After IP Demands Creativity, Before Litigation

From the smallest startup to the largest financial institution, protecting the intellectual property (IP) that drives technology has become a more complicated—but also, potentially more profitable—process.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 09 Jul 2014

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Canid AM Appoints Hughes as Technical Director, Partner

The boutique long-short equities shop based in Silicon Valley has brought on Fred Hughes to lead its technology strategy.

Buy-Side Technology | News | People | 03 Jul 2014

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Fatca Goes Live—Massive Mess, or Much Ado About Nothing?

This week's deadline for compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or Fatca as it's better known, came and went with a relative whimper—if also with a little purple prose. What to make of it, Tim wonders?

Buy-Side Technology | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 03 Jul 2014

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Thomson Reuters Adds MyVest to BETA Ecosystem

The global information provider has integrated MyVest's Strategic Portfolio System (SPS) into its BETA systems suite, allowing users to automate and scale transactions processing related to managed accounts.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Portfolio Management | 01 Jul 2014

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At Integral, New Appointments for Barker, Farrell Ahead of Product Refresh

The FX platform has given new responsibilities to Jon Barker, now managing director of products, and hired Richard Farrell as managing director, who replaces Barker as global head of sales.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 30 Jun 2014

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