Emerging venture capitalists saw reduced investor inflows during the pandemic. Will this dent B2B fintech investment?
The exchange's ESG Footprint converts ESG data into everyday metrics to show investors the impact of their portfolios.
The supporters of a plan for a federated cloud architecture in Europe held a conference to discuss development plans, but it’s still unclear how the concept will work in practice.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
The latest consultation on the market data obligations under Mifid II looks to provide better, cheaper, and more uniform access to market data. But will it be enough to standardize policies?
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
The market infrastructure firm founded a new advisory service last month, which has begun its first client engagement to evaluate regulatory reporting.
Right now, details are scarce for the project, but Jo says that even if the initiative fails to get off the ground, it marks a big step in the bloc’s effort to achieve digital sovereignty.
Investment firms need data to meet upcoming regulatory requirements. But corporates aren't making this data available in high enough quantity or quality.
Market participants say they want a high-quality, centralized source of market data for EU equities. But who and what is it actually for?
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
A recent EU-backed report has presented what might be the most viable governance model yet for the controversial project.
The industry and researchers are challenging the touting of privacy-enhancing technologies as a cure-all for KYC/AML failures, and advocating systemic reform.
Jo writes that the EU’s new digital package could find large cloud providers operating in the bloc subject to potentially invasive oversight, as the EU strives for “data sovereignty”.
The addition to the vendor’s tax management platform aims to help trading firms understand if they can recover taxes legally.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Sarah Wang (pictured), who has been appointed head of structuring Americas at BNP Paribas.
Jo wonders if the EC's approach to regulating AI could adapt existing liability laws—with implications for individuals.
The unit is combining foot-traffic data and proprietary datasets derived from hospitals to develop a better understanding of outbreaks and predict a timeline for recovery.
The financial services firm aims to branch out beyond the UK and Ireland with its fund communication solutions business.
A specialist team at UBS Asset Management is using a mix of proprietary ratings, external data, and in-house analysis to make ESG an integral part of its investment process.
The company is considering a full move to virtual-working solutions after investing in remote access for brokers and other staff during the Covid-19 pandemic..
The firm developed a short-term data strategy to avoid the use of unreliable data and better understand the effects of the pandemic on the market as it evolves.
Disclosures will protect end investors and increase the amount of data on ESG, supervisory authorities said at a public hearing.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.