Glitches and halts mark first few weeks of transparency requirements at systems operated by regulators.
Every exchange with a passing interest in commodities seems to be developing bitcoin futures, but the underlying asset is still a risky proposition for all but the most sophisticated—or ignorant—investors, James argues.
JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) CIO Mike Urciuoli wins this year’s best technology executive (buy side) award, commanding a technology budget of over $1 billion. After taking the reins at AWM in 2014, Urciuoli embarked on a period of radical…
It’s easy to think that after years of discussion, cloud is old hat for financial services firms. But the process of fully moving to a cloud-based architecture requires not only a change in technology but also in the mindset of developers, as Northern…
A key strategy in JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management’s Quantitative Beta Strategies (QBS) team lies in event-driven investing, specifically in systematically investing in M&A deals, alongside equity long/short strategies. But the team struggled with…
From June 2018, the largest registered investment companies—those with net-asset values of over $1 billion—will be required to comply with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rule. Existing forms,…
When Cowen announced that it was acquiring Convergex in April 2017, it was looking for a swift close to the deal—in just three months, the agency broker would become a full part of its new parent, renamed and rebadged to reflect that change. For CIO Ann…
After winning the coveted vendor innovation category for risk, compliance and reporting at this year’s AFTAs, James Rundle sits down with Imagine Software’s CEO, Lance Smith, to talk about risk, regulation, and what’s coming up in 2018.
Should regulators take a more active role when it comes to AI oversight, or leave it to the professionals? What will M&A look like in 2018?
After winning the best partnership category at this year’s AFTAs, Symphony’s CEO, David Gurle, and Thomson Reuters’ global head of platform and partners, Yvette Jackson, talk to James Rundle about the origins of the partnership and the power of…
Historically, collaboration between banks hasn’t yielded much success—except, perhaps, when it comes to reference data. James Rundle talks with Peter Moss, CEO of SmartStream’s Reference Data Utility (RDU), about how the project came about, and how it’s…
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
Windsor, CT based buy-side technology giant acquires parent company of DST Global Solutions, snapped up in December 2014.
Wedbush is the third client win for the utility, which is rolling out a new clearing platform in 2018.
European regulator takes step toward forcing clearinghouses to disclose exactly how they calculate risk and collateral requirements for trades.
Reporting platform began rejecting trade reports due to mismatched identifiers, banks say.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 103: Mifid II is Now Law; How to Apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards
Anthony and James take a look back on the week that was in Mifid II and give insights on how best to apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards.
Market participants say much remains to be done as Europe debuts new rules.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
Updated trading rules to have significant impact across all asset classes.
Fraught times at the Christmas table as tech specialists rush to implement last-minute changes.
The pick of Waters' coverage stretching from bitcoin becoming an asset class to exchanges launching futures.
Anthony and James discuss their favorite pieces of longform (non-Waters) journalism in 2017.
Anthony, James and Emilia discuss the 10 biggest trends that unfolded in 2017.