On the surface, the concept of shadow IT seems simple: A project is started without proper authorization because those involved want to avoid having to jump through the various hoops required to get the green light to build the technology. In actuality,…
Dan and Emilia discuss the pros and cons of implementing an automation solution that’s holistic.
The GDPR will mainly affect less organized asset managers, as well as vendors that might need to provide modifications to their CRM systems.
Blackstone’s head of technology returns to the podcast to talk about how firms can handle technical debt.
With nine months left to prepare for the arrival of Mifid II in Europe, John asks why the buy-side community is still struggling to get to grips with how the regulation will impact technology infrastructures and applications.
Artificial intelligence is becoming more sophisticated. And, while she understands the benefits of this evolution, Emilia confesses that every new advancement in AI also scares her.
Aggelos explains that both the European Commission and the European Securities and Markets Authority have been explicit in their communication when it comes to derivatives trading in general and transparency around OTC products in particular, in the run…
Banks are exploring blockchain’s potential to reduce settlement times and inefficiencies in the syndicated loan market.
Artificial intelligence will change the world, but Victor wonders whether it will get too smart for its own good.
In the first article of this three-part series, Richard Bentley looked at the implications of Mifid II for banks’ and brokers’ technology stacks to support their electronic order flow, with specific focus on pre-trade workflows. He now turns his focus to…
Dan and Gabriel talk about AI initiatives at the Canadian bank. Later, Dan, James and Anthony discuss the LSE-Deutsche Börse merger debacle.
Anthony Johnson discusses race, management, and cybersecurity in the capital markets.
On January 17, the self-regulatory organizations announced that Thesys Technologies had won the right to build the Consolidated Audit Trail, putting it in charge of what will be one of the biggest financial technology projects in the history of the…
Dan, Anthony and Emilia discuss two features recently published on Waters.
Euronext speaks to WatersTechnology about its soon-to-be unveiled MTF for block trading that it claims “bridges the gap between human trading and electronic execution.”
RFQ platforms are showing strong trading-volume growth, particularly from institutional investors looking to trade large blocks of ETFs.
OTFs will debut along with Mifid II in January 2018, offering special trading venues where derivatives will be subjected to increased levels of pre-and post-trade transparency.
WatersTechnology speaks with Euronext’s Danielle Mensah and reveals details of the exchange’s new “proactive” MTF for equities block trading, ahead of its official launch in mid-2017.
The guys have a philosophical discussion about what the future will look like with humans and AI closely interacting.
Tim Bourgaize Murray looks back on Neil DeSena's legacy.
Dan and Anthony discuss phishing attacks and established vendors partnering with younger, niche companies.
Mifid II, set to come into force at the start of January 2018, will have far-reaching consequences for large numbers of European market participants, not only from an operational perspective, but also, significantly, in terms of their technology stacks…
New technology platforms and models are finally starting to have an impact on the fixed-income market's historic trouble spots.
On March 1 this year, a new set of requirements for variation margins on derivatives trades take effect that will affect nearly all market participants across both cleared and non-cleared derivatives. In the run-up to the deadline, John Brazier finds…