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AI-Spy: Machines Close in on Pricing Manipulators

Artificial intelligence is gaining traction among regulators, exchanges and financial firms sifting through massive amounts of data to spot potential pricing manipulation. Kirsten Hyde asks whether the industry is ready to go all in on AI.

Compliance Countdown: On the Home Stretch to Mifid II

September 25 marked exactly 100 days until Europe’s new financial regulatory framework, Mifid II, becomes law. Jamie Hyman gets the lowdown from market participants and observers on whether the industry is ready, what the remaining three months will look…

Regulators 2.0: Embrace Tech or Be Overwhelmed by Data

To handle the massive increases in data volumes expected from Mifid II regulation and the US Consolidated Audit Trail, regulators are examining their own data governance and technology use, report Joanne Faulkner and Kirsten Hyde.

GDPR: The Next Big Regulation

While all the talk pertaining to regulation across the capital markets has centered on Mifid II, GDPR has surprised many financial institutions due to the extent of its reach and the data governance challenges is poses. Anthony Malakian talks with…

Final Call for Mifid II

National and privately owned stock exchanges across Europe, the heart and mind of the bloc’s financial marketplace, are gearing up for January 3, 2018, when Mifid II finally comes into force.

All Aboard the Training Train

Data practitioners have long bemoaned the lack of professional training and standards around data management—especially for those who may unwittingly incur expensive penalties if they don’t abide by licensing policies. Now that industry association…

The ICE Storm: Intercontinental Exchange's Lynn Martin

Intercontinental Exchange has never been shy about making waves. But its recent swathe of acquisitions in the data space have raised the profile of its data business significantly. Max Bowie speaks with Lynn Martin, head of ICE Data Services, about the…

Compliance Countdown: 100 Days to MiFID II

Sept. 25 marks exactly 100 days until Europe’s new financial regulatory framework, MiFID II, becomes law. Jamie Hyman gets the lowdown from industry experts on whether the industry is ready, what the next 100 days will look like, which strategies firms…

Machine Learning: On the Ground Floor, Ready to Rise

While much of the talk about machine-learning technology in capital markets is overblown, there’s no question that these tools are set to become increasingly prevalent over the coming years. Anthony Malakian takes stock of where the industry stands based…

Firms Eye Machine Learning for Liquidity Risk Models

Many US mutual funds are expected to rely on vendor tools to comply with the SEC’s rule that they establish a formal liquidity risk management program that includes classifying the liquidity of their investments. These tools have the potential to improve…

Beware the Commodity Swap Data Swamp

Data quality for over-the-counter commodity swaps reported to swap data repositories, as mandated by the Dodd–Frank Act, has worsened since reporting began more than four years ago, with some blaming the CFTC, while others blame resistance by the SDRs to…

Firms Drag Heels on MiFID II Research Rulebook Rewrite

MiFID II’s ban on broker-subsidized free research will leave sell-side firms with a multitude of challenges—not least how to price research so as not to lose customers who might direct trading elsewhere, without appearing to incentivize clients to trade…

Asia’s MiFID II Compliance Countdown

The countdown to Jan. 3, 2018, when MiFID II will take effect, is starting to sound like the ominous ticking of a time bomb. Many details of the regulation have been available for some time, yet as the clock ticks down, questions still remain over…

Baking a Distributed Ledger Layer Cake in a Data Oven

Much of distributed ledgers’ potential lies in their shared data layer. Yet ledgers’ rapid rise has moved mostly apart from data management and data managers. Tim Bourgaize Murray explores the reasons why, and the possible opportunities within the world…

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