Risk Management, Performance & Reporting

CIOs Take the Lead on Security

For the December issue of Waters, Tim Murray profiled Allianz CIO Ralf Schneider. Anthony looks at some of the more interesting takeaways.

DTCC Launches Early Warning Tool to Curb Risk

The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced the launch of a new post-trade risk management tool, DTCC Limit Monitoring, that allows members of the National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) to monitor their trading limits.

BerchWood Partners, iLevel Team Up

The software provider for private investment firms has arranged to partner with BerchWood, which will introduce iLevel's private data platform to its fund management clientele.

Survey Suggests Dramatic Drop in BlackBerry Support

BlackBerry is still the dominant mobile technology issued to employees, but the quintessential corporate device is likely to be phased out soon, according to buy-side consultancy Investit’s recent survey of its IT benchmarking members.

Nittan Capital Opts for GFI's Fenics Pro

Tokyo-headquartered interdealer broker Nittan Capital has deployed London-based interdealer broker GFI's Fenics Professional pricing and risk management system for foreign exchange options in its Singapore and Hong Kong operations to improve workflow…

Swift Eyes Further US Penetration by Staying 'Local'

Omgeo's move away from its long-standing Oasys platform to a new central trade matching (CTM) service for non-US trades is still playing out, but SWIFT business development director Paul Taylor says the industry banking utility already created new…

Symphony Technology Group Live on iLevel

The Palo Alto-based $2.0 billion specialist private equity firm, known as STG, invests in midsize enterprise software and services companies, and is set to use iLevel's private capital data platform.

Filling the Void: Buy Side Steps into Shadow Banking

As banks back out of the direct lending sector due to capital constraints, buy-side firms are filling the void. While that has provoked growing concerns from regulators, the returns have been solid for hedge funds in particular, but it has also required…

Maxim Implements SunGard Amid Growing Broker Trend

Maxim Group, an 11-year-old specialist brokerage, has added to its arsenal of SunGard products by implementing the provider's VPM portfolio accounting solution. The move is a result of of heightened transparency demands, but also a sign of Maxim filling…

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