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Buy-Side CROs: To Each Investment Strategy, a Unique Tech Response

At last week's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, a trio of chief risk officers (CROs) spanning boutique and institutional investment firms gave...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 17 Oct 2014


BIS-IOSCO Report Calls for Clearing Houses to Set Out Recovery Plan

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (Iosco) have published a report on recovery and resolution that set out guidance on the tools that Central Counterparty (CCP) clearinghouses can...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Clearing & Settlement | 16 Oct 2014


Fair Play? The Balancing Act of Finra's Involvement in the Selection and Bidding of the CAT

The fact the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is involved in both the selecting and bidding of the Consolidated Audit Trail has caused the regulatory body to take some heat.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Exchange Technologies | 14 Oct 2014


Hazlitt: The View of Enterprise Social Media Needs to Evolve

At this year's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit in Manhattan, Simon Hazlitt looked at how his firm has turned to enterprise social media solution tibbr to revolutionize its internal communications, even if the platform, itself, is not about communication...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 13 Oct 2014

SAP and Birst collaborate to offer cloud-based analytics on HANA

BST North America Panel: Will Cloud Kill the IT Department?

As more firms outsource technology solutions via the cloud, one asset manager questions the need for an internal technology department at all.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 10 Oct 2014


Hite Hedge AM First on SS&C's Integrated Offering

In an effort to consolidate its vendor footprint, Hite Hedge Asset Management turned to SS&C Technologies and is now live with the fund administrator's newly launched integrated front-, middle- and back-office solution.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Implementations | 09 Oct 2014


BST North America Panel: Different Approaches to Improving Data Management

At the Buy-Side North American Summit, held this week in New York, end-users and vendors on the buy side discussed improvements firms can make to their data management.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 09 Oct 2014


Centralizing Data Improves Oversight, CDOs Say

Centralization of data, as part of a chief data officer's management initiatives, can reduce costs and address excess complexity created by fragmented firm structures, according to industry executives at the European Financial Information Summit

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Data Management | 09 Oct 2014


BST North America Panel: Derivatives Regulation Creates Tech Limbo, Opportunities

A panel of industry experts discussed the impact regulation of OTC derivative trading will have and what the future holds for the market at 2014's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Operations | 08 Oct 2014


Re-Shaping Corporate Actions Through Big Data, Back Office and Automation

Regulatory and front-office demands are creating a need for corporate actions services that can handle greater complexity. Will Dolan of Fidelity ActionsXchange describes how back-office, big data and automation efforts can address that demand

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Corporate Actions | 08 Oct 2014

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