A new application to list a bitcoin ETF has reignited the debate over these products, but traders say the solution is far from easy.
Eze Software’s Phil Christianson gives five tips for improving a firm’s use of the Agile methodology, and Anthony and James look at the latest CAT development.
If a House bill seeking to ban the gathering of PII data passes, plan processor says it will wait for guidance from the NMS committee.
Derivatives and equity market regulators sign updated memorandum.
Digital currencies themselves do not qualify as investment contracts, regulator says, but could when packaged.
Wavelength Podcast Episode 125: Bitcoin, Ether Aren't Securities (Maybe); Privacy Issues and the Law
The SEC takes a definitive stance on the status of cryptocurrencies; the idea of privacy consistently changes with the introduction of new technologies.
The final ruling from two US prudential regulators aligns both agencies with the markets regulator.
The wide adoption of reference data and accompanying standards creates both opportunities and challenges, said Cusip Global Services vice president and COO at the North American Financial Information Summit.
The solution will be integrated into Axioma's end-to-end regulatory reporting platform.
The release of professional-grade services by the largest digital currency exchange demonstrates a breathless pace of growth that may be masking wider issues with the nascent asset class, traders suggest.
Broker-dealers should look into gathering data that may be reported into the CAT even before the system goes live for its own internal purposes, experts say.
A higher budget, on the other hand, could bring in extra staff to monitor clearinghouses and fraud manipulation in crypto markets, says CFTC commissioner Quintenz.
Experts say the structure of the decision-making process hinders its speed.
This month, Max runs down the contents of Inside Data Management, from potential solutions to regulatory dilemmas to the heroes who may save us from exchange data and index injustices.
Good data governance plans will be key to compliance with new sweeping legislative changes from the SEC. But for those who haven’t established effective data governance practices—and even for many who have—the changes could prove a steep and arduous…
Increasingly sophisticated schemes are targeting firms and individuals, watchdogs say.
The exchange settles after multiple investigations conducted into outages and systems issues over past several years.
Tradeworx, now Thesys Group, is the latest in a series of firms that has decided to pull back from trading activities and focus on fintech. And it’s unlikely to be the last.
The regulator added new guidance around cybersecurity disclosure controls and insider trading.
Market data fees charged by exchanges continue to be a bone of contention for banks, electronic trading firms and asset managers. And although recent events playing out in the US are adding fuel to the fee fire, frustration levels are rising in Europe…
The idea of self-regulation makes for a good soundbite, but the practicality of the matter leaves much to be desired.
When the Consolidated Audit Trail failed to go live in November last year, questions came as to why—but answers were not easy to come by.
Once used as payment for shady deals, digital currencies have long been the domain of speculators and retail investors. But the wild price increases of the past year have led institutional investors to sniff excitedly at the loins of the cryptocurrency…
The SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) of US equities trade data hit a fresh snag in late 2017, missing a major deadline for reporting, blaming insufficient cyber defenses. As it marches into another crucial year, Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on the…