Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 77: A Look at Mifid II Developments & the Use Cases for Behavioral Analytics

This week, Anthony and James take a look at recent developments pertaining to Mifid II and then they talk about how firms are increasingly turning to behavioral analytics platforms to better examine trading decisions.

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Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

 

This week James and Anthony look at recent regulatory developments in Europe as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has releases its long-awaited study of the asset management industry and the UK, and final policy notes relating to Mifid II. They next turn their attention to this month’s Waters magazine cover story—a profile of Cheyne Capital’s Josh Jacobson—and examine how some vendors are entering the behavioral analytics space. 

1:55 James gives an overview on recent FCA announcements and guidelines.
4:45 Change is coming for the way asset management is done in the UK.
7:00 Timeline for Mifid II developments going forward.
11:00 James and Anthony switch gears and look at this month’s cover story on Josh Jacobson.
13:45 What’s the case for behavior analysis of portfolio managers and traders.
18:30 James rants about Major League Soccer (MLS).

 

Links to articles discussed:

Waters Cover Profile: Improving Performance: Josh Jacobson, Cheyne Capital

FCA Clarifies Approach to Research Unbundling Under Mifid II

Tech Investment Could Help UK Asset Managers Meet FCA's Calls for Sweeping Changes

 

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian; [email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]

 

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 67: A Farewell to Dan

Episode 68: An Inside Look at IBM Watson

Episode 69: AQR's CTO, Neal Pawar, on Engineers & Open Source

Episode 70: A Look at Liquidnet's Acquisition of OTAS

Episode 71: Social Data, Analytics and Trading

Episode 72: An Examination of the Muni Bond Market

Episode 73: The UK Election, Brexit & Fintechs; the Bloomberg Point-Port Integration

Episode 74: The RegTech Craze; Clearing Concerns 

Episode 75: An Update on the Julia Programming Language; AI & Alternative Data; Digital Currencies

Episode 76: Radziemski Talks Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation & Public Cloud Adoption

 

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