Commonalities between the two firms' commodities pricing units bring them under regulatory scrutiny as they move closer to an acquisition deal. At the same time, it appears that IHS will lean into the regulatory reporting space.
As Europe prepares for a new batch of outsourcing rules, some firms are looking for answers on how to test exit strategies and mitigate concentration risk.
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.
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.
The regulator is consulting on outsourcing contract guidance that would give firms and supervisors access to the books and premises of providers.
Data licensing agreements remain a source of contention for the industry, as suppliers look to differentiate offerings via disruptive pricing structures.
The investment bank is leveraging Red Hat's OpenShift technology to better manage its global footprint of virtual machines.
The newly fledged UK hedge fund has outsourced its portfolio management tech and operations to third parties, a move that has helped it through the coronavirus pandemic.
The creation of GFIS is the culmination of a three-year plan to consolidate and improve how the broker managed hundreds of data sources.
The US exchange is again planning to offer crypto derivatives, while after previous attempts to gain regulatory approval to list crypto ETFs were thwarted.
The investment bank has eliminated thousands of roles and revamped its approach to outsourcing over the last two years.
Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
The regulatory reporting utility product for fund managers is targeted to go live by mid-2020.
Post-trade company looks to stay ahead of DLT curve with plans to act as CCP for firms trading on permission-based blockchains.
The Danish vendor is looking to partner with fintechs to allow for buy-side firms to benefit from minimal integrations and to reduce contractual barriers.
Financial firms must maintain a register of all outsourced critical functions under new guidelines now in effect in Europe.
VKey will extract and present key terms from financial firms' data contracts, enabling them to better understand how they can use the data they pay for.
As cloud computing becomes an ever more critical component of any modern financial technology infrastructure, cloud deals are coming under increased regulatory scrutiny.
VMware blockchain and Hyperledger Sawtooth begin support of DAML on their platforms.
The event specification module will allow for a common DAML library that references machine-executable trade lifecycle events.
Banks are trying to split responsibility for their operating environments with the major cloud providers. Regulators are having none of it.
Questions of price discovery and centralized infrastructure point to an asset class that may have to lose its rebellious luster to become more widely accepted.
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
The final phases of initial margin rules are expected to capture over the next two years more than 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms, which technology providers see as potential customers.