Joanna Wright is reporter at Waters Technology, where she covers aspects of financial services of interest to reference data professionals – from product releases to regulatory issues. She was born in South Africa, and began her journalism career as a sub-editor at newspapers there. Before moving to London, she gained business reporting experience in a number of industries and topics, including media, advertising and tech, and large-scale infrastructure projects in pioneer markets.
The platform provider is looking at opportunities in securities lending and swaps, as it pursues expansion in Europe.
The CCPA came into force on Jan 1, and while it exempts some consumer data from its scope, firms that have business data on state residents will be pulled in.
Cybersecurity insurance is getting more expensive as insurance underwriters grapple with a lack of data on this ever-evolving coverage area.
The bank is looking to automation in the middle and back offices as it seeks to exploit emerging technologies.
The custodian is trying to make digitization core to all the organization's activities, its innovation head says.
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The company has taken a tailored approach to outsourcing contracts as increased scrutiny demands portability and audit rights from cloud service providers.
Petition for Chicago programmer Jitesh Thakkar nears its goal as industry worries about precedent CFTC enforcement case could set.
Banks are showing interest in solutions based on homomorphic encryption, including for sharing information on cybercrime. Jo takes a look at what this technology is, and if these solutions can be commercially viable.
Confluence has a big job ahead integrating StatPro’s various analytics tools.
Anna task force explores how Isins can be extended to digital assets such as tokenized securities and cryptocurrencies
Jo says there are some basic standards that must be finalized before socially responsible investing takes off.
Financial firms must maintain a register of all outsourced critical functions under new guidelines now in effect in Europe.