The implementation of Mifid II in January 2018, along with the existing Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) introduced new responsibilities and obligations for market participants
Data is the third-largest expense for the financial industry, so firms are getting creative when it comes to cost control.
Tech giant FIS picks up the gong for the best over-the-counter (OTC) trading initiative this year for its Front Arena product, the second year in a row that it has won the award.
While the consolidated audit trail (CAT) may have missed its initial November go-live date, the project is far from over. Broker-dealers will still need to report to the system when compliance deadlines are finalized, and it may be wise to begin…
Experts say the structure of the decision-making process hinders its speed.
Wavelength Podcast Episode 118: CAT ‘State of the Union’, RTS 27 & 28 Concerns, The ‘Big Tech’ Dilemma
Anthony and James discuss some of the big stories to come out of TradeTech Europe and then three legal experts look at how the SEC has been quiet about the CAT.
FIS executive's appointment will be effective from April 16.
Banks, looking for ways to cut costs and meet regulatory pressures, are increasingly turning to collaborative projects like utilities.
Waters examines how this recent wave of consolidation is different than previous periods of contraction.
Securities finance has a new battlefront: two lawsuits alleging anticompetitive behavior in stock lending. At the center of the allegations lies the difficulty of finding actionable price and inventory data for borrowers and lenders alike. Will this…
Isda is hoping that the CDM will bring increased automation and efficiency to the derivatives market, and has tapped a fintech startup, REGnosys, to lead the project.
The Openlink deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions by ION as it consolidates power in treasury, derivatives and commodities, with the help of Carlyle Group.
Control Centre uses a combination of traditional workflow rules and RPA.
Wedbush is the third client win for the utility, which is rolling out a new clearing platform in 2018.
FIS becomes the third winner of the best cyber-security platform since the award's introduction three years ago.
Former LSEG tech exec joins London-based vendor as chief operating officer.
According to Opimas, the regtech space only pulls in 5 percent of the total IT spend pool, but that is going to change.
Our reporters take a look at this year’s Waters Rankings category winners, complete with write-ups explaining their achievements over the last 12 months.
Transaction-cost analysis (TCA) is not a new business process that needs to be managed by capital markets firms. If anything, it might even be considered to be a bit dreary and frumpy.
Nasdaq Auction on Demand is designed to address specific execution and transparency requirements for equities market under Mifid II.
There is no questioning the importance of banks having a proper risk management platform in place. However, the January 1, 2019, implementation of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) has made market risk platforms even more of a top-of-mind…
It’s been a year-and-a-half since FIS completed its acquisition of SunGard, but the deal continues to yield dividends, as the platform created by SunGard has helped FIS reach the winners’ circle in the best OTC trading initiative category. Front Arena, a…
On January 17, the self-regulatory organizations announced that Thesys Technologies had won the right to build the Consolidated Audit Trail, putting it in charge of what will be one of the biggest financial technology projects in the history of the…
How technology can support sell-side firms in the new regulatory era.