Digital currencies themselves do not qualify as investment contracts, regulator says, but could when packaged.
The SEC takes a definitive stance on the status of cryptocurrencies; the idea of privacy consistently changes with the introduction of new technologies.
The relatively nascent alternative data industry is creating challenges for asset managers, specifically when it comes to a lack of historical data and a lack of talent that can interrogate the data.
Mobile geolocation has opened a new frontier for investors
The LSE suffered a major outage this week while blockchain was very prevalent in this week's headlines.
The fintech landscape has changed markedly in recent months as a result of M&A activity. Here are five of the most notable deals.
Plans to shelve a commonly cited statistic for the size of the derivatives market make sense, but may prove harder to accomplish than many realize.
Financial firms battle it out in a finite pool of talent, for the best and brightest fintech minds.
Two firms are already live on the platform, with another three soon to be up and running.
Shelving early blockchain projects has pushed the technology further into maturity, and offers lessons for the future.
Data shows drop in commission costs as unbundling rules take hold, furthering decline caused by electronic execution.
Deutsche Bank's Elly Hardwick discusses her career and how the bank is looking to roll out innovative new solutions to tackle old problems.
Wei-Shen Wong joins to discuss the brewing battle between the SGX and NSE and Anthony and James look at Esma's shot at reporting platforms.
On May 2 this year, RIMES Technologies held its annual EMEA client conference at the Four Seasons hotel in London. WatersTechnology was there to interview a number of the attendees.
In addition to going live with its blockchain, the trust company has netted an additional $65 million in Series B funding.
CLS will join the R3 board and will help push the release of blockchain applications for currency markets.
Compliance officers say they are increasingly looking at AI-powered tools to help with things like surveillance, reporting and fraud monitoring.
While Mifid II still has some serious challenges for firms to contend with, one part of Europe believes it has a solution to some of the cultural--if not the practical--issues of the still-fresh regulatory regime.
Cboe's CIO joins the podcast to discuss the exchange's tech migrations after the Bats acquisition, and Anthony and James give a primer on GDPR.
At this year's North American Financial Information Summit, industry experts talked about the importance of sourcing and using internal data to find alpha.
At the WatersTechnology North American Financial information Summit, Facebook’s Stephen Harris said data can help in identifying and understanding convergence opportunities.
Agency will step in and act where required, but the lion’s share of responsibility falls to venues.
Boost Research will aim to support sell-side veterans who set up their own shops.
Through the Algorithm Framework, quants can use plug-and-play algorithms from across QuantConnect's user base.