David Hardoon was formerly at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and is now helping the UnionBank of the Philippines build out its AI strategy.
Veteran analyst Virginie O’Shea’s new business turns its attention to the ‘soul-destroying’ realm of corporate actions, which is weighed down by inefficiencies, manual processes, and lack of standards.
The software company aims to help banks' and financial institutions achieve higher ESG ratings.
Market participants say they want a high-quality, centralized source of market data for EU equities. But who and what is it actually for?
A recent EU-backed report has presented what might be the most viable governance model yet for the controversial project.
Banks must improve resilience of remote-working staff, says Wells Fargo financial crime expert
The industry and researchers are challenging the touting of privacy-enhancing technologies as a cure-all for KYC/AML failures, and advocating systemic reform.
The Investors Exchange is now looking to propose a second new order type for NBBO non-mid liquidity.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
ABN, ING and Rabobank are exploring quantum for regulatory stress tests. In the US, Zapata Computing is seeking a patent for the same.
After the route toward accreditation via the ISO petered out, Bloomberg is vying to establish its reference data standard as a system of record in the US, following a win in Brazil.
The vendor will make the pControl add-on globally available to clients later in 2020.
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 fund administrator’s clients can now access multiple datasets from one data lake.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
The dataset is part of an ongoing initiative by the OTC marketplace to gain state-by-state exemptions to allow brokers and issuers to conduct business in OTC securities.
The addition to the vendor’s tax management platform aims to help trading firms understand if they can recover taxes legally.
Keen to trim the resources they expend on interpreting licenses, investment firms are exploring how they can turn data agreements into machine-readable code. Doing so is fraught with challenges.
Eric Tham of the National University of Singapore said during the Innovation Exchange that explainability is an afterthought at banks when they develop their AI-driven models. Unsurprisingly, some bankers did not agree.
Morgan's Morphir offering is a transparency and efficiency tool for both users and developers; EPAM's GLUE is aimed at the buy side.
AFM suggests some liquidity aggregators should be classified as organized trading facilities.
WatersTechnology goes inside Isda Create to see how the organization is aiming to bridge the gap between the worlds of paper contracts and legal data.
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