Next-day or T+1 settlement of fixed income trades might seem a pipe dream, but there are few insurmountable operational or technology reasons why such a move cannot happen. As is invariably the case with the capital markets, the regulators hold the key,…
The data management firm is undergoing a multi-year program to unravel its surveillance business, as it looks to throw its weight behind its flagship data offerings.
In the absence of a consolidated tape for debt securities in the EU, vendors with different approaches to distributing fixed-income market data are emerging.
A happier start than Emir, but SFTR honeymoon is over now that trades report separately in UK and EU.
The share of electronic trading in the market remains low, but a host of factors promise to change that for good.
Market participants say the price hikes reflect the struggle among regulatory reporting service providers to run sustainable and profitable businesses.
The latest consultation on the market data obligations under Mifid II looks to provide better, cheaper, and more uniform access to market data. But will it be enough to standardize policies?
The data provider's SFTR offering provides opt-in features to minimize LEI-related errors in collateral messages.
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 look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Due to the pandemic and rapid advancements in the fields of AI and mobile technology, regulators in the US and Europe have unique challenges on their hands.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Not having specific requirements and procedures for firms to refer to ended up putting some funds in a tough place during the pandemic’s early days.
Jo wonders if the EC's approach to regulating AI could adapt existing liability laws—with implications for individuals.
While many firms have enforced hiring freezes during the pandemic, the regulatory reporting vendor has plans to aggressively grow its staff count.
Some users favor a licence fee over per-trade charging—and have forced vendors to make the switch.
With over five months to go until CME unwinds its regulatory reporting businesses, competing firms are pushing to fill the service gaps and grab a slice of the market share.
Sources say a pricing war and cost pressures are causing service providers to reconsider their regulatory reporting businesses.
Firms are investing in new solutions for monitoring the front office in lockdown conditions, but the latest technologies raise concerns about privacy and intrusion.
The regulatory business is developing enhanced analytics to improve reporting accuracy and identify signs of market manipulation.
Data licensing agreements remain a source of contention for the industry, as suppliers look to differentiate offerings via disruptive pricing structures.
There is little doubt regarding the extent to which the financial services industry has been shaped by regulation in the wake of the global financial crisis more than a decade ago. And while those amendments have largely been successful, they have…
A look at some of the key 'people moves' from this week.
Regulators around the world collect massive amounts of data, but Jo wonders if there’s any point to these efforts if they can’t use it?