Due to the pandemic and rapid advancements in the fields of AI and mobile technology, regulators in the US and Europe have unique challenges on their hands.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
The Hong Kong office will support Smartkarma's expansion in the region.
Baillargeon has spent almost 20 years in trading and technology roles on the buy side and sell side.
Regulation Automated Trading was created to protect market integrity and update the CFTC’s rules as algorithmic trading proliferates. There are many areas where there’s consensus agreement as to the benefits of this proposed regulation, but Anthony…
Streltsoff will be based in San Francisco and report to MayStreet CEO Patrick Flannery.
Thomas Sporkin and Timothy Coley lay out the business and regulatory arguments in favor of implementing the Consolidated Audit Trail in the US.
Recently published research from London-based capital markets consultancy GreySpark Partners has yielded a number of best practices designed to help sell-side firms manage a range of risks associated with their electronic trading activities.
At a TabbForum event last week, a quartet of buy-side and sell-side participants highlighted how electronic trading in treasury bonds has advanced in the past 12 months, even if they've done so with little fanfare. Both opportunities and apprehension…
In an article published in May, Waters explored the problematic task of performing market surveillance in automated, high-frequency trading environments. Another challenging area for algorithmic trading is that of risk management, when questions of risk…
With the completion of the merger between high-frequency trading (HFT) specialist Getco and broker-dealer Knight Capital, KCG was launched as a single entity on July 2, 2013, creating a securities firm of considerable size and scale in the US and global…
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved plans to replace voluntary testing of technology with regular, mandatory evaluations.
Getco has released details of the management team that will lead the company, following the Knight Capital merger set to go through in the second quarter.
Rule Financial, the London-based provider of advisory, business consulting, IT and software services to the investment banking community, has appointed Emily Cates as a principal consultant in the firm's Domain Group.
Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has written to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), advising it to curb the practice of high-frequency trading (HFT).
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Highlights from Waters' opinion pieces over the past year.
Understanding the two behemoths at the center of the financial press these past few weeks, and the events that have led up to the present scenario.
Electronic market-maker Getco has provided a solid outline of how a merger with Knight would operate in practice, in a formal bid submitted to the broker-dealer's board.
Chicago-based Getco has tabled a bid to buy fellow electronic market-maker Knight Capital Group, which has been struggling since an expensive technical glitch cost the firm $460 million in August.
Panelists at the European Trading Architecture Summit (ETAS) yesterday discussed how to mitigate algorithmic trading errors that can cause catastrophic losses, saying that thorough back-testing is crucial to performance stability.
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), plans to release a new set of rules for automated trading this week, chief among which will be the introduction of circuit breakers for brokers.
The electronic market maker lost $389.9 million from July to the end of September, with net-negative revenues of $189.8 million.