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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

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Newedge Rethinks Organization in Major Restructure

Futures broker Newedge has announced plans for a wholesale reform of the way it operates its business, in light of adverse market conditions.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Organization & Management | 14 Dec 2012


Multi-Bank FX Platforms More Ubiquitous, Less Popular

Foreign exchange (FX) traders are getting more comfortable with algorithms and electronic platforms, says Ugur Arslan, CEO of New York-based quant fund AienTech, at a webinar hosted by Lexington, Mass.-based complex event processing (CEP) software vendor...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Best Execution | 06 Dec 2012

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SocGen Exec: Regulatory Conflict Causing Confusion at Banks

Panelists at the European Trading Architecture Summit (ETAS) in London yesterday said that the extra-territorial reach of US regulation, such as the Dodd-Frank Act and its associated rules, means that banks in other countries are facing serious issues...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 23 Nov 2012


Where Next for Risk and Compliance?

While tools and trinkets are pretty, the key to proper regulatory compliance is attitude and information.

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Risk Management | 12 Nov 2012


Data Quality, Cost Drive Pricing, Valuations Decisions

The quality and cost of price data—and especially evaluated prices—from vendors is the primary concern for trading and investment firms looking to acquire the data necessary to meet new regulatory requirements across Asia, panelists said. The key...

Inside Market Data | News | Events | 09 Nov 2012


Rogue Trading: Leaving Less to Fate

The destinies of fallen traders Jérôme Kerviel and Kweku Adoboli are a matter to be settled, but what firms' compliance desks should be concerned with is clear: The more you know about a rogue trader, the more he or she begins to stand out.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 26 Oct 2012


MDSL Hires Kosoy from SocGen to Grow MDX Data Services

Market data and telecoms cost and contract management software provider MDSL has hired Yelena Kosoy as a business analyst in New York on the vendor's market data management professional services business, working across its Market Data eXpert services,...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 04 Oct 2012

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Soc Gen Exec: "Fatca Is Having Considerable Impact On KYC And Reference Data"

US regulation is forcing firms to establish a more centralized view of their clients and the requirements are likely to mount, as governments around the world seek quid pro quo agreements in relation to the regulation, delegates have heard at the European...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 20 Sep 2012

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Credit Suisse Exec: "Use risk-based approach to data until single-sourcing is possible"

It may not be possible for some time to use vendor feeds as golden sources, according to speakers at this week's European Financial Information Summit in London. Instead, firms should decide which vendors they have the most confidence in for different...

Inside Reference Data | News | Data Management | 19 Sep 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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