A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Raj Paranandi (pictured), who has been appointed COO EMEA/APAC at MarketAxess.
Lisa Iagatta, Isitc chair, says financial institutions have an opportunity to create more efficient processes in areas such as trade settlements through the use of digital assets.
WatersTechnology looks at some of the major projects coming out of Asia that are leading the way for firms around the globe.
Lin, the founder of a Singaporean HFT firm, joins to talk about why banks struggle with innovation, and how he wants to use tech for altruistic purposes.
JP Morgan Chase's head of AI technology and Deutsche Bank's head of innovation for the Americas at Deutsche Bank join to talk about AI, cloud, and more.
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.
Distributed-ledger technology will help ensure asset safety and allow custodians to provide more value to clients using AI and analytics.
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.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Distributed ledger technology won’t replace existing exchange infrastructure despite potential for smaller use cases, say CEOs.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
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.
R3's Ivar Wiersma explains how the banking industry is moving toward a self-sovereign identity model.
Bill Murphy, formerly Blackstone's CTO and now managing partner at Cresting Wave, talks technical debt, machine learning, blockchain, management strategy & more.
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”.
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.
Waters Wrap: How Cloud, APIs, and Open Source Are Changing the World of Fintech (And Blockchain's ZTA Play)
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?
The initiative's aim is to capture more of the exchange's internal data to commercialize that useful information for the investment community.
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.
Coronavirus has heightened the need for IT and data security, exposing areas for potential improvement. One option is to lock down sensitive areas using a practice called Zero-Trust Architecture, which offers a host of benefits, but brings with it some…
The UK bank argues that a common approach to classifying tokens is needed to prevent regulatory arbitrage.
Waters Wrap: Banks Increasingly Lean on Vendors for 'Moonshots' (And Office Space Concerns & Symphony's KYC Play)
Anthony says that plenty of innovative projects are currently underway in the capital markets, it's just that banks are relying more heavily on vendors for those moonshots.