Brexit Brings Boom to Bankenviertel as Tech Firms Eye Frankfurt

Eurozone's financial capital seen as the big Brexit winner as tech vendors begin to follow banks in launching new Germany-based services


Datacenter operator Equinix announced in June 2017 that it would be opening a new “flagship” facility in the German city, adding to its extensive presence there already. In April, Chinese internet giant Tencent also announced that it would be opening four more datacenters to support its Tencent Cloud business, located in Mumbai, Seoul, Moscow, and Frankfurt.

Even further back, at the beginning of 2017, Microsoft and consultancy KPMG unveiled their joint “blockchain nodes”—a term used to

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SEC squares off with broker-dealers over data analytics usage

The Gensler administration has ruffled feathers in the broker-dealer community with a new proposal seeking to limit broker dealers’ use of predictive data analytics. But at the heart of this deal is something far more seismic: one of the first attempts by the SEC to regulate AI.

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