Symphony Communication Services is piloting an experimental ID service that uses Web3 and DeFi concepts to automate and reduce the burden of tasks like know-your-customer, onboarding, and reporting.
While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
Futures market participants say standardizing trade allocations through a post-trade utility could prevent a repeat of the chaos seen in March 2020, when back-office systems fails resulted in thousands of trade breaks.
Digital token USC could transform financial markets. But first, backers must prove it is secure.
The tech company's VP of digital transformation talks blockchain and disruption caused by a highly-interconnected economy.
Crisil is working with HSBC and three other banks on a platform to share model-building tools.
A look at how regulators could approach supervising public cloud companies in the future.
Pérez-Tasso will take over from current CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt, who will step down in June.
DTCC can now focus on expanding coverage of the MTU with the addition of leading dealers.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
The RSU-GoldenSource service will allow participating German regional banks to use a multi-tenant, shared model to serve the needs of most of their reference pricing data.
Smartstream RDU, which had previously announced it would take a utility approach to centralizing and sharing SI data, announces an SI Registry in collaboration with six APAs.
Banks, looking for ways to cut costs and meet regulatory pressures, are increasingly turning to collaborative projects like utilities.
Jesse Lund talks about real uses for DLT in the capital markets, lessons learned while rolling out IBM's blockchain platform, and what’s ahead for 2018, and into 2019.
The past two weeks have seen some major announcements that point to fintechs being even more disruptive than in years past.
European trade group releases report highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with building industry utilities.
United Arab Emirates-based banks take on the challenge of a robust Know Your Customer utility.
Historically, collaboration between banks hasn’t yielded much success—except, perhaps, when it comes to reference data. James Rundle talks with Peter Moss, CEO of SmartStream’s Reference Data Utility (RDU), about how the project came about, and how it’s…
Wedbush is the third client win for the utility, which is rolling out a new clearing platform in 2018.
Reference data and post-trade automation technology provider is meeting with banks in an effort to solve systematic internalizer conundrum.
Financial messaging provider opens up Know Your Customer registry in bid to become standardized central utility.
Financial institutions can now use the registry even if they do not connect to Swift
Winners' Circle: The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU)