Regulation & Compliance

Bumpy Ride Ahead for EU Benchmarks Under BMR

Regulators turn their attention from one type of benchmark to another, prompting some firms to hive off index businesses, and leaving those that remain--and the acquirers--with significant compliance burdens.

AI and Alternative Data: A Burgeoning Arms Race

By some estimates, investment in alternative datasets will exceed $7 billion by 2020. At the same time, machine learning and other AI techniques are evolving at a rapid pace. The combination of the two will be significant.