Jo ponders some of the important pieces of the regulator’s National Market System modernization that remain obscure.
Implementing governance structure for new US public equities datafeeds within a year is highly unlikely, say industry observers.
The decision to shutter the service is another blow to the industry and the business case of reg reporting under SFTR.
The strategic partnership will involve a three-part integration including system connectivity, combined visualization and the creation of client feedback loops.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
The market infrastructure provider has rolled out its blockchain-based repo transaction platform with plans to further build on the emerging technology.
Retiring Oats is a milestone on the long and winding road to Cat implementation, but the SEC must make some major decisions in a very short timeframe before the Cat journey is over.
Finra has told firms to stop reporting trades to the Oats tape from September 1, as the SEC's Cat becomes the definitive audit trail for US securities markets activity.
The bank is developing solutions to help internal teams understand compliant usage and entitlements.
HKEx is looking to leverage smart contracts for its Synapse platform. Sell-side participants are generally positive as to the reasoning behind the build, but observers warn the ambitious project still has challenges to overcome.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sameer Jain (pictured), who has been appointed to oversee Nomura’s IT and operations for its global wholesale business.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
US competing consolidators grapple with pricing uncertainty as SEC, exchanges battle over new Sip regime
Vendors who want to provide consolidated market data under the SEC’s new system can’t make plans until they know how they are going to be charged for market data. But the fee schedules are mired in legal action and confusion.
Market participants will not have to use both the UPI and the Isin in their submissions to trade repositories, policy officer says.
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Perhaps smarter than blockchain and certainly closer than quantum computing, this type of complex computing could accelerate banks' move to the cloud—if the industry gets it right.
Anthony brings in some guests to give predictions about what interoperability will look like over the next 12 months and what firms need to start preparing for today.
The London-based commodities exchange has embarked on an ambitious technology and data infrastructure modernization strategy as it takes steps to close its open-outcry floor.
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
Technologies meant to detect and stop financial crime may add more headaches than they relieve. Others say that the best tech can't overcome how bankers use these tools. The AML dilemma likely falls somewhere in the middle.
Wells Fargo’s Quantitative Prime Services division has tapped HPR’s Unimus platform, starting with its market access gateway and risk management tool.
The software company aims to help banks' and financial institutions achieve higher ESG ratings.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.