People Moves: Xceptor, BIS, CFTC, Deutsche Bank, Tradewind, Dalzell

A look at some of the key "people moves" from July 8-12, including Alexandre Tombini, who joins BIS.


Xceptor Names Former GBST Exec As COO

Xceptor, the London-based provider of automated data solutions and software, appointed Tom Edwards as its new chief operating officer. Edwards will support the company’s growth strategy as it expands its global reach.

Edwards joins from GBST, where he held several titles throughout seven years, most recent being head of project delivery practice.  His career in financial services companies spans more than 30 years in leadership roles at companies such as

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A rough race begins: Industry faces uphill transition to T+1 settlement

With T+1 compliance set to begin next May, firms will likely be burdened by reduced IT budgets, existing legacy systems and manual processes over the next 15 months. So, while faster settlement will help innovate the middle and back office, some argue industry needs a longer timeline.

Build versus buy: How to evaluate your software

For as long as the investment management industry has used software, there has been a debate about whether asset managers should build or buy their tools. Jonas Svallin, global head of quantitative research and product development at FactSet, argues that…

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