People Moves: NomadData, Credit Suisse, Saxo Bank, Broadridge, and more
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Justin Manikas (pictured), who has been appointed vice president of partnerships at Nomad Data.
Nordea: Licensing changes could make RPA too expensive
The Nordic bank is looking for ways to mitigate costs as software vendors define new policy categories to capture robotic workers.
This week: Genesis, SmartStream, MarketAxess, Allianz GI, and more
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Funds breathe out as EU regulators ease ESG data rules
Majority of mandatory indicators become optional in final draft of sustainability regulation
Asset Managers Fear ESG Data Disclosure Gap
Investment firms need data to meet upcoming regulatory requirements. But corporates aren't making this data available in high enough quantity or quality.
EU Sustainability Guidelines: 'It Will Require a lot of Thought & Investment'
Members of the Commission's TEG say that data availability and flexibility will serve as the greatest challenges.
The Hard, Human Lessons of RPA
Robotics’ promise to revolutionize operations by automating tasks and accelerating processes is hitting implementation roadblocks.
Crowded Alt Data Market Makes Standing Out Difficult for Providers
As alternative data companies battle for capital and a coveted spot in investment managers’ portfolio strategies, they are turning to bespoke marketing and partnerships to stand out in an industry where firms still struggle with data science resources.
The Problem Solver: Paul Bari, Nordea
Paul Bari’s career has taken him across oceans and continents, but his true north has always been a fascination with mathematics. Now, he’s tackling not only the future of one of Northern Europe’s largest banks, but its employees, too
Bad Education: How to Cure Cynicism Around SI Data
Amelia Axelsen investigates how buy-side cynicism of Mifid II's systematic internalizer regime could be cured through education.
Tokenization: The Flip Side of the Coin
Turning traditional assets into digitally traded data is one of the most commonly cited benefits of emerging technology, including distributed ledgers. But the reality is that the process is far more difficult than it seems.
Crypto Incognito: New Regulation Targets Crypto’s Bad Reputation
KYC data requirements and new legislation aim to move cryptocurrency markets into the mainstream, but are the anonymity and illegal activity tied to digital currencies exaggerated?
Traders Urge Caution on Potential Bitcoin ETFs
Senior industry figures say it may be too soon to create financial products based on cryptocurrencies.
The Lessons Robots Have Taught Banks
As RPA has taken hold, there have been both positive and negative developments. Waters takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.
Nordea Life & Pension Selects SimCorp amid Rebrand
Denmark's third-largest commercial pension fund is being rebranded as Velliv.
Nordea Blockchain Expert Urges Crypto Regulation
Regulation is the key to weeding out bad actors in the cryptocurrency and blockchain spaces, bank expert says.
Building Bridges: Nordic Collaboration Boosts Innovation, Compliance
Common business practices among Nordic coutries may mean the region is better placed to handle the data management aspects of new regulations.
Mifid II Compliance Becoming Best Practice for US Asset Managers
Research and commissions management systems gaining significant traction in US ahead of European regulation implementation
Denmark Unveils its Fintech 'Hygge'
Could Denmark compete London as Europe's biggest fintech hub?
Two More Banks Join Project Sentinel
Consortium now numbers nine institutions
Nordea Bank SA Goes Live with Temenos’ WealthSuite
Temenos' integrated wealth management solution combines back-office standardization with front-office differentiation
EFIS 2015: Panel Weighs Cost vs. Value of Data
Managing costs, quality and compliance remains top of data consumers' agendas.
TradingScreen, Long-Only AMs Launch Corporates Crossing Network
Trading venue is the latest to join bonds fray.
Nordea Markets Uses Caplin for E-Distribution
Scandinavian bank Nordea Markets has selected Liberator, the web streaming server from UK-based Caplin Systems, to deliver trade messages and market data to its new single-dealer platform offering.