Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from the last week.
Max Bowie digs deep into how firms are making sure they classify data consumers correctly to avoid paying unnecessary fees.
Anthony wonders whether capital markets firms are ready for the advent of deepfakes and how that relates to KYC issues.
Jonathan Clark and David Hagen of Luminex join to discuss how the buy side is responding to an increasingly-automated trading environment.
In under two decades, SmartStream has evolved from a startup to a back-office giant with large buy-side and sell-side clienteles, thanks largely to its flagship TLM Reconciliations platform.
The bank's R&D arm, Main Incubator, has piloted blockchain projects, including settlement of commercial paper in T+0.
A look at the some of the week's key people moves, including Steve Wilcockson (pictured), who joins Azul Systems.
The increasing importance of data is introducing new roles to the financial sector. Wei-Shen looks to the future.
Jo says there are some basic standards that must be finalized before socially responsible investing takes off.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Renaud Oury (pictured), who joins Apex.
Northern Trust is doubling down on outsourced trading as asset managers face more margin pressures.
Alternative data is maturing. But with its growth spurt comes growing pains—just ask Thasos Group. And though the market is still in its adolescence, it’s starting to face some grownup challenges.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
An examination of how long-serving industry veterans are finding a home at fintech startups.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Howard Surloff (pictured, right), who joins Blockchain.
FIrm unveils new applications and features for the platform during its annual Innovate conference.
During the most recent CFTC TAC meeting, members discussed interoperability issues, as well as quantum encryption concerns.
As passive strategies and fee compression cut into active returns, buy-side firms are turning to internally generated data.
Adopting an optimal and sustainable business model, as well as staying on the cutting edge of analytics, are two hurdles still to be overcome by alternative data providers looking to keep their heads above water.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from the past week, including Marion Leslie (pictured) who joins SIX.
Tradewind is also considering covering assets other than precious metals.
In the second instalment of this two-part series, SmartStream's CEO Haytham Kaddoura lifts the lid on SmartStream Air, the firm's AI-enabled reconciliations tool.