The release of professional-grade services by the largest digital currency exchange demonstrates a breathless pace of growth that may be masking wider issues with the nascent asset class, traders suggest.
James and Anthony look at the main issues around CCP non-default losses, who should be responsible for these funds, and where this is all heading.
DTCC will focus on settlement optimization, looking to reengineer how it processes trades before end of day.
Watchdog releases its annual business plan for 2018 and 2019, with innovation and Brexit listed as clear points of focus.
In the April 2018 cover story of Waters, UBS Investment Bank's COO, Beatriz Martín Jiménez, talks with Victor Anderson about blockchain, AI and some of the hurdles she has faced in her career.
The exchange sees it as a logical development opportunity to make business easier for its customers.
Software vendor expands partnership with NEX APA for transparency requirements under Mifid II.
The enhancement aims to enable real-time auditing of private equity firms and add transparency into the process.
The push to expand oversight of US CCPs is “a clear breach” of 2016 equivalence deal, Quintenz says.
The head of the US depository system says the utility will not exist in its current form, but will have a central role to play in a post-DLT world.
CPMI's report says existing technology is sufficient at present to deliver the benefits of digital currencies, without introducing new risks.
The partnership is exclusive to MUFG and will also help Point Nine add pre-trade analytics to its offering.
Mario Draghi says European authorities must have direct supervision of non-EU CCPs
The forecasting tool will enable traders to identify movements and liquidity, while helping risk and compliance staff to adjust models based on market events.
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
European regulator takes step toward forcing clearinghouses to disclose exactly how they calculate risk and collateral requirements for trades.
The exchange expects to release the proposed timing for transition for market feedback by the end of March 2018.
Market participants express concern over potential risks these contracts could pose to clearinghouses, as exchanges self-certify contracts for trading.
Vendor debuts portfolio, order and execution management system for outsourced trading desks.
Optical Character Recognition will take information from tax documents so manual re-keying can be eliminated.
Axel Pierron of Opimas looks at five blockchain projects set to go live in 2018 that the industry should keep an eye on.
Chairman criticizes European Commission proposals for clearinghouse oversight.
Anthony and James take a look at some of the biggest news events from the past week.