James Rundle, WatersTechnology's US editor, and Anthony Malakian, editor at large for WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.
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This week, Eric Bernstein, president of Broadridge’s asset management solutions business, joins the podcast to discuss some of the challenges that buy-side firms in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are facing, as they try an incorporate emerging technologies amid a fragmented regulatory environment. Before that, Anthony and James talk about two companies that are changing course.
1:00 IHS Markit has decided to take MarkitSERV, its post-trade processing business, off the market. Anthony and James look at potential reasons for the decision.
10:15 Algomi is shifting its focus toward its Alfa platform. It’s been a series of ups-and-downs for the vendor, and Anthony and James examine what this next move can move
19:30 Eric joins the podcast. As buy-side shops try to incorporate new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, what have been some of the main challenges?
21:00 How have data needs changed?
22:30 Eric breaks down the fragmented regulatory environment in APAC.
28:30 He then looks at how firms in Asia are embracing the cloud and fintech sandboxes.
31:30 He then gives his views on blockchain, and what its development will look like going forward.
38:00 And then a look at AI.
40:45 The importance of having a single source of data.
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.
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