Firms must get data management and compliance culture right if they really want to keep their books clean of crooks and sanctions-dodgers, and keep their reputations and bottom lines clean of regulatory fines.
OpEd by Sam Clapp, Mizuho Americas equities, and Don Hundley, Japan head of Mizuho equities electronic trading
For years, brokers have offered suites of algorithms, each geared toward a certain strategy and outcome. Now, firms are compressing these into multifaceted algorithms that can switch between different strategies or markets in response to trading circumstances.
The Japanese bank has already automated handwritten form processing and is experimenting with AI to make use of its unstructured data.
Firms are pushing their university programs past the traditional internship structure, embedding students and researchers to work on current use cases to deliver solutions to real-life problems. Jamie Hyman reports.
Ryusuke Yokoyama sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss his three-decade career at the TSE and JPX, how the exchange is looking to help the industry improve its settlement cycles and how the company is experimenting with blockchain and AI technologies…
The data taxonomy model could ease regulatory compliance pain for securities firms in Japan.
Waters examines how natural language processing and natural language generation tools are being used on Wall Street
Could BCBS risk capital framework changes prove useful for risk data management?
Risk modeling, separation of finance and risk departments become concerns for risk data management
And who should own the data? Is it possible to have one person be responsible for all of that information?
Subsidiary of Japanese banking group seeks to bolster US equities presence.
Firms still waiting for 'eureka' moment on Big Data's value in capital markets.
Mizuho, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Riyad Capital──the investment arm of Saudi Arabia's Riyad Bank──and Dubai-based trading firms Tharwa Capital and Al Mal Capital have rolled out Dubai-based data vendor DirectFN's Decypha browser-based market…
Mizuho Securities USA, the US broker-dealer arm of the Japanese firm, can sort identifier data better and faster since adopting Xenomorph's TimeScape system in February
With 12 months left to prepare reporting capabilities for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, entity classification is presenting serious challenges, and the effect of intergovernmental agreements has not become clear, writes Nicholas Hamilton
The different approaches Asian countries have so far adopted towards the US anti-tax evasion regulation could cause operational complexity for firms in the region, but the postponement of the regulation has created a chance to agree on a consistent…
The technology is for post-trade activities of OTC and listed derivatives, among other securities.
Financial firms and their service providers look for ways to strike a balance between centralization and localization of reference data to attain benefits of centralizing despite barriers of local market differences in data
Foreign data vendors should heed centralization challenges when trying to enter the Japanese market