IBM makes headway with blockchain and encryption services; the FCA's Stephen Hanks says firms need to make decisions about their ARMs and APA providers soon.
UK watchdog accepts “scale of the challenge” but urges firms to “crack on” with putting data reporting apparatus in place
Bloomberg gets FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II
Asset managers are facing a stark choice between technology investment or obsolescence.
NDF trading platform will add new products and services by year-end, and is regulated by both the CFTC and FCA.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 77: A Look at Mifid II Developments & the Use Cases for Behavioral Analytics
This week, Anthony and James take a look at recent developments pertaining to Mifid II and then they talk about how firms are increasingly turning to behavioral analytics platforms to better examine trading decisions.
Amendments to rules on best execution and investment research confirmed by regulator for UK firms ahead of January 2018 implementation date.
John considers the momentum around the Regtech movement and if it can last for some of the smaller firms in the space.
Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
Markets watchdog releases blistering criticisms of client charges and proposes all-in fee
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
FCA speaker says regulators would punish firms that did nothing ahead of Mifid II, but not the ones that tried but failed.
Innovation and large-in-scale trading are set to be given a boost as the industry seeks ways to combat the dark pool double volume caps under Mifid II.
Integrated solution to provide end-to-end offering for asset managers in research payment and management ahead of rule changes.
Banks are warming to the benefits of cloud computing for market and enterprise data storage and resource-intensive calculation and testing requirements. But, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, there are still challenges that must be overcome before cloud can…
MarketAxess’ Trax unit has received FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II, but is waiting for details of what the tests will involve.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is working to ensure its own readiness for Mifid II data challenges, and acknowledges that many firms will struggle with similar issues.
The UK regulator has strong words for asset managers on best execution, while it builds bridges for fintech development with its Japanese counterpart.
The FCA proposes that issuers provide LEIs for regulated information under the Transparency Directive
The FCA's TechSprint events aim to foster collaboration and development around new regtech solutions.
With regional banking authorities supporting fintech accelerator events, the "regtech" movement is gathering steam.
Already underway, the FCA's hackathon-style event will bring together market participants to contribute to new regulatory technologies.
The UK-based think-tank will supply its RegDelta solution to event participants to encourage regulatory technology development.
How the deregulation of London's capital markets structure in 1986 has led to large amounts of regulation in 2016.