Victor Anderson is editor-in-chief of Waters magazine and WatersTechnology. He joined the Risk Waters Group, now part of Incisive Media, in 2001. Victor was born and grew up in South Africa and was an English, History of Art and Director of Sports teacher before making the change to journalism. Before leaving South Africa, while working for Redsand Publishing, he edited a number of magazines for the United Cricket Board of South Africa, the South African Rugby Football Union, and the Professional Golfers' Association of South Africa.
Victor Anderson and Adam Cottingham discuss how the lack of messaging standards for processing corporate actions is affecting firms' abilities to automate current operations.
Artificial intelligence is no panacea, but it can help with buy-side decision-making, Victor says.
In the second installment of this two-part series, Lee Olesky discusses Tradeweb's technology and the role the firm's network plays in enabling electronic fixed-income trading.
Victor Anderson sits down with Tradeweb's CEO, Lee Olesky, to discuss the highlights and challenges the firm has experienced over the last 20 years.
It is still possible to submit entries to this year's American Financial Technology Awards, although time is running out – the website closes on Monday October 16.
Victor Anderson and Adam Cottingham discuss the business case for developing and implementing technologies to support corporate actions processes.
The WatersTechnology Innovation Summit 2017 is the first European event that focuses exclusively on the fintech industry from a capital markets perspective.
Robotic process automation possesses significant potential to enhance reconciliations operations particularity when married to artificial intelligence.
The entry deadline to this year's Buy-Side Technology Awards has been extended by a week, while entries to this year's American Financial Technology Awards will open on Monday September 4.
The algorithmic trading industry is a curious beast: Almost all the press it receives tends to be negative, given that it is only at times when things go awry that the industry sits up and takes notice. One has to look no further than two of the highest…
Back in 2015, Moody’s Analytics caused something of a stir when it replaced Numerix—one of the Rankings’ most consistent winners over the past decade—as the recipient of the credit risk solution provider category. But on closer inspection, that win…
Here we are again at one of WatersTechnology’s awards and apparently nothing has changed: It’s pretty much business as usual as far as IHS Markit is concerned and its domination of the enterprise data management (EDM) provider category in the Waters…
The unbundling of research will present new challenges for the industry, but on balance, it should be good.
Transaction-cost analysis (TCA) is not a new business process that needs to be managed by capital markets firms. If anything, it might even be considered to be a bit dreary and frumpy.
FactSet? Really? Winner of the best performance measurement system provider category at this year’s Waters Rankings? Surely not?
In last year’s Waters Rankings, RiskVal Financial Solutions caused something of an upset by becoming the first recipient of this award other than FinAnalytica (acquired by BISAM in March 2016) or SunGard (now FIS) in the last six years.
Brown Brothers Harriman has appointed Michael McGovern as head of the firm’s Investor Services business unit, comprising middle-office services, Infomediary, and software-as-a-service technology aimed at buy-side firms and other capital markets…
Implementation extends Village Capital's use of Ullink's XILIX EMS, which now supports a range of post-trade processes.
Bob Boylan joins Dash Financial from Goldman Sachs, where he most recently led the bank's electronic trading hedge fund sales team, following several years as head of its broker-dealer and international electronic institutional sales group.
New York-based LiquidityBook has appointed Nicholas Thompson as manager of its Client Services operations for EMEA, as the firm sees increased demand for its POEMS offering in the region.
Victor says artificial intelligence (AI) has reached its tipping point, and its march forward in the capital markets is unstoppable.