ESMA has published a Q&A intended to address some of the uncertainty surrounding benchmark index usage under the new Benchmark Regulation.
NDF trading platform will add new products and services by year-end, and is regulated by both the CFTC and FCA.
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.
Amendments to rules on best execution and investment research confirmed by regulator for UK firms ahead of January 2018 implementation date.
John considers the momentum around the Regtech movement and if it can last for some of the smaller firms in the space.
Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
WayMark Technologies has built a platform that automates the crossover between European regulations.
Markets watchdog releases blistering criticisms of client charges and proposes all-in fee
Based in Switzerland, the non-profit association will represent and promote the interests of consumers and providers in the regtech field.
Swiss asset manager to use CSD's Vestima platform amid wider technology drive
The regulator began using machine learning after the 2008 financial crisis and is working on creating more machine-readable documents.
Instinet's buy-side and sell-side clients provided with aggregated liquidity ahead of Mifid II rule changes as part of new bilateral streaming partnership.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 75: An Update on the Julia Programming Language; AI & Alternative Data; Digital Currencies
Julia Computing's Viral Shah talks about the programming language he helped create and what's ahead for it. Then James and Anthony talk about the pairing of AI & alternative data, digital currencies, and Game of Thrones.
Highly manual processes in a key European funding market may be forced to automate, industry group suggests.
Cloud-based commission management platform to run as part of wider Eze Investment Suite, broadening coverage of Mifid II rule changes.
Regulators turn their attention from one type of benchmark to another, prompting some firms to hive off index businesses, and leaving those that remain-and the acquirers-with significant compliance burdens.
Chris Davis explains why derivatives dealers are wary of new quoting requirements under Mifid II.
Stella Farrington reports on how a hold-up in data from ESMA is causing havoc for commodity firms that need to perform tests to determine whether they fall under the scope of MiFID II.
By some estimates, investment in alternative datasets will exceed $7 billion by 2020. At the same time, machine learning and other AI techniques are evolving at a rapid pace. The combination of the two will be significant.
Max says firms can find opportunities in the data challenges presented by regulation.
Finastra is the twentieth vendor to join the program since its inception in February.
Collaboration will combine IHS Markit Outreach 360 Deloitte compliance advisory services.
Blockchain consortium will work with trade body for common standards on smart contracts and distributed-ledger development
Anthony and James look at why London clearinghouses may be in danger and the use of cognitive tools to monitor employees.