Fiddling as Rome burns. Rearranging the chairs on the deck of the Titanic. These and other edge-of-the-abyss clichés came to mind during the course of the TradeTechWest 2008 conference held on 16 and 17 September in San Francisco.
Inauspiciously preceded by a series of jaw-dropping developments - Lehman's collapse, Bank of America's acquisition of Merrill Lynch, and the US government takeover of American International Group - the conference's series of panels and speeches focused on buy-side
James and Anthony talk about the looming Sibos event in Toronto and take a look at some recent M&A activity and blockchain developments in the capital markets.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails