Event season is in full swing and John recaps some of Sell-Side Technology's best stories of the week.
We’re all used to financial institutions complaining about the burden of regulation and the amounts of data they must collect, maintain and report. But spare a thought for the organizations that will have to capture and analyze more data than any single…
Because the bitcoin party is definitely not going to stop and catch fire.
Aggelos finds that Hellenic Exchanges is treating Mifid II is an opportunity rather than another financial burden.
Time is running out for buy-side firms to get their houses in order, ahead of a wholesale revamp of Europe’s trading rulebook, James says.
Differing sides of the financial technology regulation debate each make sense, which is why choosing a side is difficult.
New regulations and independent rivals mean sell-side firms have a serious issue when it comes to pricing research.
There's no doubt that technology is a huge driver of the capital markets but Victor says communities and connections may be just as important, if not more so.
A preview of next week's conference agenda for Buy-Side Technology's flagship event.
As data strategy and business strategy become intrinsically linked, chief data officers are turning to creative communication to ensure companies understand the importance of data.
As the responsibilities of data professionals become more complex and wide-ranging, training will play an increasingly important role in ensuring efficiency, compliance and consistency.
Lingering questions remain over the SEC's handling of its own cybersecurity incident.
Disaster recovery and business continuity plans take center stage in 2017
"There is also a general feeling among the people I spoke to that the successful firms will be the ones that grasp this opportunity with both hands, rather than sitting back and waiting for it to happen to them."
"It took 20 years to get consensus to move to T+2, but just three years from the inception of the technical working group to implementation."
Buy-side firms in the US should begin preparations for European regulation as a matter of urgency.
Aggelos argues that the tech industry needs greater diversity and how Morgan Stanley's new innovation lab can help in that respect.
Fear of replacement at the mechanical hands of robots is holding back much-needed progress in automation.
Talk of shortening the settlement cycle further is premature and ignores the upheaval it would cause.
While some jobs could be lost as a result of automation in the capital markets, Victor says they aren't likely to rival the cuts that followed the financial crisis.
The European Commission and the wider industry are turning their eyes to post-trade practices
With large numbers of firms still unprepared for many aspects of MiFID II, Max questions whether the laggards—whatever their motives—are ready for the impact of non-compliance on their business.
It's not just the bigger kids in the school yard
I am fairly certain that I lucked into editing Inside Reference Data at simultaneously the least interesting and most interesting time possible. …