Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 101: The Top 10 Stories of 2017

Anthony, James and Emilia discuss the 10 biggest trends that unfolded in 2017.

Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


Emilia David, US reporter for Waters, joins Anthony and James to look at the 10 biggest topics and the news stories built around these trends from this past year.

Women in Technology & Data Awards

1:45 Before the list, an update on next year’s Women in Technology and Data Awards. Entries are open for submission.

The Top 10

3:30 (10.) Market Structure: ECB to Examine Closer Target2 and T2S Integration

https://www.waterstechnology.com/operations/clearing-settlement/3427426/ecb-to-examine-closer-target2-and-t2s-integration

5:45 (9.) T+2: T2 Settlement Begins in US Markets

https://www.waterstechnology.com/industry-issues-initiatives/3419486/t2-settlement-begins-in-us-markets

9:00 (8.) Brexit: Tech Challenges Loom as Europe Eyes London’s Clearinghouses

https://www.waterstechnology.com/operations/clearing-settlement/3386981/tech-challenges-loom-as-europe-eyes-londons-clearinghouses

10:50 (7.) Cybersecurity: SEC Company Information Database Attacked

https://www.waterstechnology.com/organization-management/3425396/sec-company-information-database-attacked

14:15 (6.) Quantum Computing: JPMorgan and Barclays Join IBM Q Network

https://www.waterstechnology.com/industry-issues-initiatives/3462511/jpmorgan-and-barclays-join-ibm-q-network

18:15 (5.) Artificial Intelligence: IBM Takes Aim at Regtech Space Using Cognitive Technology

https://www.waterstechnology.com/regulation-compliance/3387156/ibm-takes-aim-at-regtech-space-using-cognitive-technology

20:50 (4.) Blockchain: Blockchain Not Yet Ready to Power T+0 Settlement

https://www.waterstechnology.com/industry-issues-initiatives/3417141/blockchain-not-yet-ready-to-power-t0-settlement

24:15 (3.) Mifid II: Esma Says Mifid III Not in the Works
https://www.waterstechnology.com/regulation-compliance/3452396/esma-mifid-iii-not-in-the-works

26:00 (2.) Consolidated Audit Trail: Industry Tight Lipped on CAT Status as Deadline Hits

https://www.waterstechnology.com/exchanges-trading-venues/3447016/industry-tight-lipped-on-cat-status-as-deadline-hits

28:30 (1.) Bitcoin: CFTC Warns on Bitcoin Futures as Exchanges Ready Contracts

https://www.waterstechnology.com/exchanges-trading-venues/3456011/cftc-warns-on-bitcoin-futures-as-exchanges-ready-contracts

Star Wars & Gift Ideas

32:15 A quick book review: The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu.

37:15 Miya and James review Star Wars Episode VIII. [Spoiler Alert]
 

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[email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

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

Episode 92: The Best of Sibos Toronto

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

Episode 94: The CME’s Bitcoin Play & FSB Worries About AI

Episode 95: Bitcoin/Blockchain News, BNP’s Acquisition, Post-Trade Tech

Episode 96: CAT Concerns & Big Tech Takes Aim at Asset Managers

Episode 97: C-Level Execs Talk Bitcoin, Fintechs, Cognitive Computing & Open-Source Tech 

Episode 98: A Focus on Asia, Rolet Out at LSEG, Nasdaq’s Bitcoin Futures

Episode 99: Fintech and Innovation, a Discussion

Episode 100: Bitcoin Futures…Again

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