Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 93: Recaps of Sibos Toronto, Risk USA & Sifma DC

This week Anthony and James discuss some of the major stories to come out of three major conferences.


This week on the podcast, Anthony and James look at the October conference scene, with recaps of Sibos in Toronto, Risk USA in New York, and Sifma in Washington DC. They wrap things up by looking at the World Series and the Yankees’ shocking decision to not re-sign Joe Girardi as manager.

2:00 James talks about Sibos and how the disruptors (fintechs) have been disrupted (by the banks).

4:15 James then gives his opinion as to whether or not it’s worthwhile to attend Sibos. (Sydney 2018!)

6:00 On to Risk USA, where—lo and behold—risk managers are learning about the importance of technology and data! They also talk about how banks all of a sudden DO want to be tech companies! (My, how things change.)

10:00 An interesting story from Risk USA: Vendors may have over-promised and under-delivered on their ability to provide accurate information for the fixed-income market, risk officers say, ahead of a looming go-live date in December 2018.

18:00 Down in DC, SEC chairman Jay Clayton heard from industry participants on the need to delay the Consolidated Audit Trail’s implementation.

22:00 Finally, they wrap things up by looking at the Houston Astros’ mighty run to the World Series and the New York Yankees’ shocking decision that that Joe Girardi will not be coming back as manager.

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian; Anthony.Malakian@incisivemedia.com

James: @JimRundle; James.Rundle@incisivemedia.com

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 83: Systematic Internalizers & RegTech

Episode 84: Quantum Computing & IBOR/Blockchain

Episode 85: Cybersecurity & Dos/Don'ts for PRs

Episode 86: Nasdaq’s Use of Machine Learning & T+2 Comes to North America

Episode 87: Disaster Recovery & Initial Margin Rules

Episode 88: CBOE's Bryan Harkins, SEC Hack, Esma Proposal

Episode 89: JPMorgan's Oliver Harris on Fintechs; T2S Developments

Episode 90: CCOs Talk About AI, Cyber Threats & Real-Time Monitoring

Episode 91: Sibos Preview; M&A Activity; Blockchain's Evolution

Episode 92: The Best of Sibos Toronto

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