Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.
Tech chiefs and vendors see chance to revisit missed opportunities—in time.
One of the key takeaways from last year's Chicago-hosted SS&C Deliver conference is the importance for buy-side firms to develop a proactive technology strategy in order to adapt to a changing industry.
The two proposals could bring settlement down to a day-and-a-half from time of trade, but still need more feedback from the industry.
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
Bill Murphy, CTO of Blackstone, once again joins the podcast to discuss the private equity firm's new offices, designed to house its innovations team.
2018 is the year when large numbers of participants in the derivatives market expect to see emerging technologies being integrated into their existing technology ecosystems
“We need to seriously rethink encryption and seriously rethink things that rely on encryption, like blockchain. Anything that is heavily dependent on complexity needs to be reconsidered in a quantum world.”
Hub allows counterparties to continually adjust which stocks they want to interact with.
The offering aims to help users quantify risk based on the latest news.
Glitches and halts mark first few weeks of transparency requirements at systems operated by regulators.
The group has defined product requirements for an e-voting solution based on DLT that includes common standards and principles.
Every exchange with a passing interest in commodities seems to be developing bitcoin futures, but the underlying asset is still a risky proposition for all but the most sophisticated—or ignorant—investors, James argues.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
The jobs of tomorrow will require computer skills and, to a growing extent, the ability to code. What happens if a generation of kids is left behind?
Victor discusses WatersTechnology's inaugural Women in Technology and Data Awards, which are scheduled to take place on March 9.
Should regulators take a more active role when it comes to AI oversight, or leave it to the professionals? What will M&A look like in 2018?
Report says credit rating agencies are not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.
Just over a week into Europe’s new financial regulatory regime, Joanne Faulkner assess the key challenges that still lie ahead as market participants and regulators alike grapple with the data and reporting requirements of Mifid II.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 103: Mifid II is Now Law; How to Apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards
Anthony and James take a look back on the week that was in Mifid II and give insights on how best to apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
Updated trading rules to have significant impact across all asset classes.
Fraught times at the Christmas table as tech specialists rush to implement last-minute changes.
From regulation to AI-driven solutions to quantum computing for the financial industry, Wei-Shen Wong looks back on what made headlines in the region in 2017.