Industry Issues & Initiatives

All Aboard the Training Train

Data practitioners have long bemoaned the lack of professional training and standards around data management—especially for those who may unwittingly incur expensive penalties if they don’t abide by licensing policies. Now that industry association…

Whisper It Quietly, but Regulation May Have Benefits

"There is also a general feeling among the people I spoke to that the successful firms will be the ones that grasp this opportunity with both hands, rather than sitting back and waiting for it to happen to them."

Looking to the Future of Settlement

"It took 20 years to get consensus to move to T+2, but just three years from the inception of the technical working group to implementation."

The (Mifid) Game is Afoot

Buy-side firms in the US should begin preparations for European regulation as a matter of urgency.