Articles by David Dawkins
Startups Accelerate: A Look at How the Innovation Space is Changing
Innovation doesn’t always come naturally to capital markets firms.
Blockchain in the Capital Markets: Three Issues That Need Addressing
David Dawkins investigates the challenges that distributed ledger technology is likely to face before widespread adoption in the industry can realistically be expected.
Westwood Taps Markit for EDM
Markit will manage Westwood's data needs.
Gilly Green Appointed to Knadel's Board
Green brings over 20 years wealth-management experience.
Aquis Forgoes Implementing Speed Bumps, But Will Ban Predatory High-Frequency Trading
Following the rule change, Aquis officials expect liquidity to further improve.
Clear Daylight Emerges Between Bloomberg and the Competition
Burton-Taylor International Consulting study charts Bloomberg’s rise to the industry's undisputed leader in the terminal and data feed market.
Nikko Asset Management Taps SmartStream’s TLM OnDemand for Reconciliations
TLM OnDemand for reconciliations is the software-as-a-service version of SmartStream's reconciliations technology.
Toward Mobility: Building More Than a Scaled-Down Desktop Environment
The quest for connectivity between the working world and the digital experience.
Nordea Bank SA Goes Live with Temenos’ WealthSuite
Temenos' integrated wealth management solution combines back-office standardization with front-office differentiation
Nasdaq's Smarts Platform To Power Nigerian Stock Exchange's Compliance Efforts
The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa.
Marcel Bar to Spearhead Investit Digital Accelerator
Bar brings 15 years of experience in developing and implementing digital strategies and programs.
Informatica Names Chakravarthy CEO
Informatica's newly assembled team will spearhead the strategy for the next phase of the company's growth.
Data Management: Regulation, Problems and Solutions for the Buy Side
Regulators are looking for evidence of good processes and procedures around data within the firms that fall under their jurisdiction, according to panelists at RIMES Technologies’ annual Data Governance Conference. By David Dawkins
AFTAs 2015: Best Mobile-Strategy Initiative—Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank by Appointment (BBA) and Click-to-Dial functionality represent the pinnacle of BofA’s efforts in the space.
AFTAs 2015: Best IT Integration Initiative—Fidelity Investment Management
FIMT has eliminated 90 percent of redundant data movement through its integration initiative.
Algo Testing Under the Regulatory Microscope
Mifid II will present the first regulatory framework designed specifically to regulate and monitor algorithmic trading functions within the EU.
Nasdaq Brings Blockchain to Life
As distributed ledger technology edges closer to widespread adoption, WatersTechnology speaks to Nasdaq's head of blockchain strategy about what's next for this potentially revolutionary technology.
TreeTop AM, BoE Highlight European Digitization Drives
Wealth management firms in the region are moving too slowly in developing a complete digital strategy and must take a bolder stance on new technologies or risk being left behind. The same is true of prudential authorities.
Virtu Financial Europe, Euronext Fined For Market Manipulation
French authorities ruled that certain trading practices were likely to have given false or misleading indications as to the supply and demand for certain financial instruments.
BlueBay AM Successfully Completes Implementation of SimCorp Dimension
With approximately $58 billion assets under management, BlueBay required a single system that enabled a high degree of automation and scalability.
Nasdaq Expands Equities Trading with Chi-X Canada Acquisition
The deal marks Nasdaq's movement back towards daily equities trading in search of growth opportunites
Buy-Side Technology Awards 2015: Best Integrated Front-Office Platform—Eze Software Group
Finally at the top of the pile in this consistently close-fought category, Eze Software Group (ESG) wins the 2015 best integrated front-office platform award, adding to previous victories in the OMS, EMS and best overall technology provider categories.
Buy-Side Technology Awards 2015: Best Buy-Side Compliance Product—Fidessa
In a category where the award changes hands yearly among a perennially competitive pack, Fidessa has reclaimed the best buy-side compliance product award, following victories for Linedata and Charles River in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
Market Surveillance: Rising to the Challenge
It’s clear that a culture of bad practice has deep roots in the industry, and more effort is needed to restore trust.