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As firms look for the most efficient way to get an EDM project up and running, managed services are becoming an attractive option. However, some practitioners are reluctant to adopt the model due to concerns about data security. Nicholas Hamilton reports...
Rocked by rate-rigging scandals and questions over manipulation of benchmarks, foreign exchange as an asset class has lost its luster for some. Partly as a result of these events, though, technology innovation is still growing for this unique market....
Like many of its endowment brethren, $32.6 billion University of Texas Investment Management Company (Utimco), one of the more unique institutional investors in the US, has seen its data requirements and the need for seasoned in-house technical expertise...
Risk data aggregation efforts are pulling in more sources of data and more functions and tasks, such as stress testing. Michael Shashoua reports
Although the flagging and tagging of algorithms is only currently required in Germany, under the German HFT Act, it is slowly making its way into Pan-European law. Marina Daras looks at the German rule to see how the algo labeling requirement under Mifir...
Self-regulatory organizations can’t tap into company profits like banks, nor can they rely on taxpayer funding like government regulators. Still, using only membership dues, they must carry out their registration and surveillance functions of national...
As the implementation of EMIR continues, financial firms must analyze their ability to comply with valuation and collateral reporting requirements coming into effect in August, writes Nicholas Hamilton
Demand for granular data is being driven by global regulation and standards efforts. Michael Shashoua covers some Asia-Pacific viewpoints about the reporting demands that these rules create, and their built-in jurisdictional issues
Credit teams face tremendous operational stress on both sides of the Street, while new kinds of data governance schema and advanced analytics are popping up, helping them to cope. A quartet of buy-side and sell-side technologists give their take on where...
Arlington, Va.-based investment bank FBR found itself in freefall during and after the mortgage crisis. CIO Tim Wood’s job description changed dramatically, from builder to cost-cutter. By putting his business skills to the test, he made dramatic but...
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The over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market is in the midst of a global regulatory restructure. Authorities in Europe, Asia and the US are currently...
A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....