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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Infrastructure Initiative: Investment Technology Group (ITG)

JUDGE’S COMMENT: This is a good long-range project that already has seen a nice payoff and will continue to do so.

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Cloud Initiative: State Street

JUDGE’S COMMENT: I have always been impressed with how State Street has been a leader in the realm of cloud computing. This is a prime example of how to exploit the technology to its fullest.

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Data Management Initiative: Knight Capital

JUDGE’S COMMENT: This is the promise of enterprise data management: being able to leverage all of the firm’s data in order to drive greater profitability through identifying new opportunities, while reducing unprofitable investments.

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Reporting Initiative: Credit Suisse

JUDGE’S COMMENT: The dynamically applied ad-hoc and flexible reporting capability makes this project truly stand out.

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Risk Analytics Initiative: LCH.Clearnet

JUDGE’S COMMENT: The re-write of LCH.Clearnet’s legacy system and improvements of the risk management system is pretty dramatic given its old infrastructure. Now that the platform can calculate daily margin runs in 10 minutes rather than an hour,...

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best Global Deployment: BNY Mellon

JUDGE’S COMMENT: Simplifying OTC client reporting is an important goal for any firm, but having this live in more than 10 countries at this point in time is a job well done.

Waters | Special | Awards & Rankings | 09 Jan 2012

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Rob Daly: Financial Technology’s Future Is in the Cards

What is in store for the industry for the coming year? Rob turns to a centuries-old practice to find out.

Waters | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 09 Jan 2012

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Year of the Dealer

With the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) promising to complete its rulemaking requirements under Dodd–Frank later this quarter, many in the industry are looking at 2012 as the year of the swap execution facility (SEF). It is too early...

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 06 Jan 2012

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BT Grows North American VPN Footprint

Telecommunications provider BT has added five new nodes to its BT Ethernet Connect global Ethernet virtual private network (VPN).

Sell-Side Technology | News | Connectivity & Networks | 03 Jan 2012

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Happy Holidays!

As I write this last editor’s letter of 2011—Sell-Side Technology coverage will resume the first week of 2012—the yard is nothing but brown grass. Intermittent wet snow is falling and melting as soon as it hits the ground. Short of a Christmas miracle,...

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 Dec 2011

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.

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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....

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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...