Articles by Max Bowie
LSEG-MayStreet: From direct feeds revamp to reg tools, industry sources outline rationale for deal
The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
Trust Issues: As Zero-Trust Architectures Mature, Bank Infrastructures Face 'Growing Pains'
Coronavirus has heightened the need for IT and data security, exposing areas for potential improvement. One option is to lock down sensitive areas using a practice called Zero-Trust Architecture, which offers a host of benefits, but brings with it some…
Fenergo Taps ABN Amro, DXC for $80 Million M&A War Chest
The Dublin-based company sells 10% stake to fund further regtech acquisitions.
Let it Snow...
It wouldn’t be the holidays without ugly sweaters, data systems imploding, and a good ole’ singalong. Max dusts off his Dean Martin voice and croons about some of the things your firm might be doing wrong.
Due North: Inside TMX Group's Bold Data Audit Overhaul
Toronto's TMX Group is looking to revolutionize the way that it conducts data audits with users. While the early feedback is positive, will others follow suit?
Exegy Sues Activ Financial: The Problem with Patents
Max Bowie recalls some hit-and-miss patent cases from the past two decades, and what this one might mean for the future.
Brokers Cry SOS on Rule 606
While the industry has been granted a delay for SEC Rule 606, more guidance is necessary to move forward.
Cryptocurrencies Come of Age, But Is Crypto Data Ready?
Once used as payment for shady deals, digital currencies have long been the domain of speculators and retail investors. But the wild price increases of the past year have led institutional investors to sniff excitedly at the loins of the cryptocurrency…
Hall of Fame: Chris Johnson, HSBC Securities Services
IRD/IMD Awards 2017
TMX Sells Atrium Network to Intercontinental Exchange
ICE will use the acquisition to expand the reach of its SFTI network, while TMX can pursue its new focus of investor analytics rather than infrastructure.
Keeping Your Cool When You Can’t Keep Your Cooling
The threat of an imminent outage isn’t just a technical issue: It’s also an administrative one.
The Bloomberg Outage: Systems Overwhelmed by Excessive Network Traffic Volume; Some Users Left in the Dark
Sell-side and buy-side firms discuss today's Bloomberg outage.