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Esma Releases Final Draft Standards for IRS Clearing

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has released its final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) for the central clearing of interest-rate...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 01 Oct 2014

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Managing Compliance from a Single Platform

Northern Trust says it has improved post-trade OTC reporting for clients since deploying solution from Sapient

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 01 Oct 2014

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FSB Unveils FX Benchmark Recommendations

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its final report into foreign-exchange (FX) benchmarks, where it lists a number of recommendations related to the calculation of the "fix" and trading conduct.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 01 Oct 2014


Finra Proposes Rule to Protect Investors, Analyze Brokerages

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has begun soliciting comments for a proposed rule that would require brokerages to periodically report information on their securities accounts and the securities accounts for which they clear.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 30 Sep 2014

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Boat Adopts MMT Standards for OTC Trade Reporting

Boat Trade Reporting, which Swedish technology supplier Cinnober Financial Technology acquired earlier this year from Markit, has implemented the full Market Model Typology (MMT) standards for OTC cash equity trade reporting, in an effort to boost data...

Inside Market Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 30 Sep 2014


Nasdaq OMX Implements T+2 in Nordic and Baltic Markets

Nasdaq OMX is set to migrate to a shortened settlement period of T+2, where the settlement of securities transactions typically takes place two days after trades are executed, for securities traded on the Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland, Stockholm,...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Clearing & Settlement | 30 Sep 2014


Pacific Life Insurance Taps Calypso for Collateral Optimization

Pacific Life Insurance Company, a life insurance company headquartered in Newport Beach, CA has selected Calypso Technology’s Calypso Collateral Management platform to automate and optimize its collateral allocation activities.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Clearing & Settlement | 30 Sep 2014


Study Shows Asian Firms Are Not Ready for Move to T+2 For European Securities

A recent whitepaper published by Celent has revealed that 58 percent of Asian firms are not ready to comply with the shorten settlement cycle that will be implemented across Europe on 6 October.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Clearing & Settlement | 29 Sep 2014


Guggenheim's Joseph Lodato Pulls Tech, Compliance Together

Anthony Malakian sits down with Joseph Lodato, chief compliance officer at Guggenheim Securities, to discuss the need for compliance and technology to work together in the current regulatory environment. Photos by Timothy Fadek

Waters | Feature | People | 29 Sep 2014


Crawling Before Walking

SEF volumes lead this week's coverage.

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 29 Sep 2014

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