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Broadridge and Accenture Partner for Post-Trade Platform

Broadridge Financial Solutions and Accenture have announced the formation of a partnership to deliver post-trade processing solutions for investment banks, named Accenture Post-Trade Processing.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Operations | 18 Jul 2013


Chief Data Officer: A Role Under Construction

Over the past few years, the capital markets have witnessed the promotion of data executives to the role of chief data officer (CDO), elevating data issues to the C-level. Marina Daras looks at how CDOs are making their way to the top of primarily sell-side...

Waters | Feature | Data Governance | 12 Jul 2013


SocGen's New Lease: CTO Bob Schmeider Prepares a Built-to-Spec New York Trading Floor

In July, Société Générale is heading east to its new home at 245 Park Avenue. With the massive infrastructural consequences in store, Americas CTO Bob Schmeider has found a project—la nouvelle maison Americaine—that is ideally fit. By Tim Bourgaize...

Waters | Feature | People | 03 Jun 2013


DTCC, ISITC, Major Firms Plan Collateral Data Processing Improvements

Lessons learned from transaction reporting, fund processing and settlement advances could prove useful in managing the growing trove of data being generated in the collateral space. Michael Shashoua uncovers the issues confronting collateral data management...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 31 May 2013


Société Générale Bank & Trust Migrates to Private Cloud

Société Générale Bank & Trust (SGBT), the Luxembourg-based private banking arm of Société Générale, has completed a two-year project to migrate its core banking system to a cloud-based architecture.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Infrastructure Technologies | 24 May 2013


Flynn, Hansen Move to Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has filled gaps in its market data organization by hiring former Fidelity Investments senior director of market data services Ed Flynn and Steve Hansen, former vice president of market data commercial management at Société Générale,...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 17 May 2013


For Emerging Markets, Electronic FX Trading Requires a New Mindset

Although the electronic trading of non-deliverable forwards (NDF) in emerging markets is growing, it needs higher participation and a shift in attitudes to become prevalent, panelists at FIX Protocol Limited's EMEA Trading Conference said last week.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 05 Mar 2013

Daniel Marcus at Tradition

Trad-X Launches Dollar Rate Swaps

The hybrid platform for interest rate swap (IRS) trading, jointly operated by a consortium of 11 major banks and managed by interdealer broker Tradition, is set to build off its successful launch of Euro products 18 months ago.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 15 Feb 2013


FX Has a Place in Emerging Markets, Too

When most people think of trading in emerging markets, they think of equities first. Equities uses well-established procedures and technology and is therefore easiest to implement. In a webcast on foreign exchange (FX) technology, though, FX specialists...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 28 Jan 2013


2012's Financial Crime Coups Raise Stakes, Anxiety

Global regulation was the year’s obsession, but criminal probes─from rate rigging to rogue trading; sanctions violations to insider bets─won the headlines in 2012. Not every financial crime has a ready tech fix, but with buy-side cornerstones like...

Waters | Analysis | Risk Management | 24 Dec 2012

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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