Trying to figure out how to keep an organization moving forward, while looking forward, is one of the hardest challenges in fintech today.
According to one estimate, the global bitcoin network will require more electricity than what is required to power the entire US by July 2019.
Despite a few teething problems, Victor says Mifid II, which took effect on January 3 this year, is a net positive for the capital markets.
Asia editor Wei-Shen Wong has been covering the quantum space closely for over a year, and she has some thoughts on its progression.
Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.
Key Information Documents—mandatory under new regulations—are coming in for criticism. Jamie Hyman asks whether compliance managers might have to decide between obeying the letter and the spirit of the law.
Aggelos explores people’s fear of artificial intelligence and uses the financial services industry as an example to demonstrate that robots and humans are bound to walk together.
Looking back at the big technology talking points In the past year.
Every exchange with a passing interest in commodities seems to be developing bitcoin futures, but the underlying asset is still a risky proposition for all but the most sophisticated—or ignorant—investors, James argues.
John reflects on how Mifid II has dominated the news in recent months and asks if the industry is really ready for such a sea change at a time when new regulation is now just part of doing business.
Victor discusses WatersTechnology's inaugural Women in Technology and Data Awards, which are scheduled to take place on March 9.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
If you’ve left your Christmas shopping until the last minute, you’re not alone: Many financial market participants have also fallen behind with their plans for the holidays—and specifically for New Year, after which the second iteration of Europe’s…
As 2017 limps to the finish line in what has been an often draining year, John previews what the sell side will be concerned with going into 2018, or as it is better known, the Year of Mifid II.
“We’re a more socially-connected world, there have been advances in compliances controls, and there have been changes in social norms."
While asset management doesn’t have anywhere near the same level of regulatory oversight as investment banking or consumer retail banking, the winds of change are blowing.
Aggelos Andreou looks back on some of the topics of conversation that didn't make his profile of Esma's Steven Maijoor.
John reviews the biggest stories of the last week, including the Waters December features and bids farewell to WatersTechnology.
Victor says chief innovation officers are becoming more common in the industry, but they have their work cut out for them.
John reviews SST’s biggest stories of the last week, including Goldman Sachs, new research technologies, and the latest M&A activity.
Open Platform: Starting Blocks and Auction Blocks - The Importance of a Strong Start and Finish in Setting Prices
Oliver Albers, vice president of Global Information Services at Nasdaq, argues the case for the value of opening and closing auction processes, and the value of the data they create.
More complex regulatory and competitive environments inevitably create more complicated data requirements.
John details his key takeaways from the first WatersTechnology Innovation Summit.
A report on WatersTechnology's first-ever webinar on workplace equality