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IT Spend Trends Toward Public Cloud

Even with limited budgets, firms are increasingly willing to invest in the public cloud.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Infrastructure Technologies | 17 Sep 2014


ISIN Identifier Standard Widened For Regulatory Compliance

The scope of the key securities identifier, the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN), has been widened. The updated standard will improve transparency and efficiency for both regulators and firms, says Dan Kuhnel, chairman of the Association...

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Compliance | 11 Sep 2014


ICE's SuperDerivatives Buy Welcomed, Though Integration Details Still Unclear

Less than a calendar quarter after selling one data technology business──NYSE Technologies' Wombat platform──to SR Labs (IMD, June 18, 2014), Intercontinental Exchange acquired another in the form of derivatives pricing and risk management vendor...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 11 Sep 2014


In First Foreign Foray, Eris Licenses Swap Futures IP for Canadian Rates

Swap futures are set to head north of the border as Chicago-based swap futures venue Eris Exchange has agreed to license Eris Methodology, its proprietary product design and intellectual property (IP), to Montréal Exchange, the Canadian derivatives exchange...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchange Technologies | 10 Sep 2014


EEX's COO Discusses TT Partnership & What's Ahead

European Energy Exchange (EEX) chief operating officer Steffen Köehler talks about how the Germany-based exchange will look to continue to grow through the use of Trading Technologies' front-end trading platform.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 05 Sep 2014


ECB: Eurosystem Ready for User Testing on T2S Platform

The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced that the Eurosystem is ready to begin user testing on the Target2–Securities (T2S) platform, the pan-European project aimed at providing a single system for settling central bank securities transactions....

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 05 Sep 2014


Solvency II LEI Imperative Makes Progress

The regulation's proposed requirement for reporting using legal entity identifiers is nearing the end of its industry comment period, and firms that will be affected are looking at how to comply.

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 03 Sep 2014


Justifying the CDO's Role

Chief data officers are more likely to be found at larger firms because of the demands created by the size of their data, writes Citisoft CEO Steve Young writes

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 02 Sep 2014


DTCC Seeks to Expand Real-Time Submission

With an eye on moving the industry forward and increasing efficiency in trade clearance submissions, the DTCC held a forum with the NSCC and industry participants focused on how to reduce risk and streamline the process.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 29 Aug 2014


With Swap Volumes Slacking, Tech to Serve as SEFs' Differentiator

As the new world of SEF clearing starts to shape, TrueEX's Sunil Hirani says that smaller venues will have differentiate themselves against the larger players by being better at second-order functions.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 26 Aug 2014

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