This Week: Jyske Capital/SimCorp; Vestrata; NICE Actimize/FACEPOINT; Anna/Gleif; SS&C, ING, and more
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The Derivatives Service Bureau is looking for new members on its technical advisory committee, after its designation as the UPI service provider.
Senior academic says a new taxonomy—and a new regulator—is needed to determine whether crypto assets should fall under existing financial frameworks.
The financial industry is losing faith in the LEI initiative as regulatory mandates remain patchy, but some see hope in SFTR’s unique-issuer LEI. By Mariella Reason
The vendor will be responsible for publishing the compound setting in arrears rate and the spread adjustment based on historical data, following the discontinuation of IBORs.
In feedback to the Financial Stability Board, FESE points out inconsistencies regarding the application of LEIs and asks regulators for clarity.
While waiting for the regulators’ final word on SFTR’s technical specifications, SFT market participants and counterparties are planning their compliance strategies amid concern that the regulation goes too far in its goal to bring shadow banking into…
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
CME plans to launch futures on bitcoin in Q4 2017, while the FSB looks at AI as a threat.
Emerging technology could fall outside the regulatory perimeter, and could be impossible for outsiders to fully comprehend.
Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
What still needs to be done to ensure continued increases in registrations?
Strate depository endorsed to issue identifiers
Brazilian bank official with roles at FSB and BIS takes on new post
Data consumers concerned that rates reforms may create new feeds with accompanying fees.
Action will yield analysis to be provided to IOSCO's CPMI efficiency unit
FSB's Carney Begins Second Term
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its final report into foreign-exchange (FX) benchmarks, where it lists a number of recommendations related to the calculation of the "fix" and trading conduct.
LEI China, established by the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee certified by the LEI ROC authority last year, has started operating
Avox's general manager Mark Davies explores why poor data quality is still an issue for firms when trying to understand their counterparty exposure, and outlines three steps they can take to improve the situation
According to an international group of market supervisors, five years after the financial crisis, firms are not meeting their expectations in relation to the consistent, timely and accurate reporting of their counterparty exposures
The nominations for the board of directors of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation includes some surprises and clues about the form the Central Operating Unit might take
The legal entity identifier still has its hurdles to clear for full implementation, as panelists in an October 18 webcast acknowledge. Michael Shashoua reports their concerns about private-public cooperation, federated system structure and onboarding and…