As all FCA-regulated firms will fall into scope of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime by the end of the year, concerns emerge on how to implement the regulation.
Banks have long been using synthetic data to validate solutions, but tech advancements and regulatory pressure have established this practice as a crucial step in the development and testing of technologies.
As the regulator looks at new ways to handle data, there are still a lot of paths to consider.
WatersTechnology examines some of the disillusionment permeating the capital markets when it comes to blockchain.
While the initial go-live date of SFTR is set for early 2020, data availability and legacy processes remain the leading roadblocks.
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
Traders in Europe face rising data acquisition costs and increasing regulatory reporting pressures argue that a pan-European consolidated tape is long overdue.
As European market participants bemoan the lack of a consolidated tape, a senior SEC executive debunks the idea that a pan-European tape, similar to the US, will resolve issues around data access and costs.
The trading platform has snapped up a MIC code as it ponders whether the growing market segment needs a ParFX model.
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.
Traders in the US, Europe and Asia behave differently. Wei-Shen Wong finds out how cultural differences can influence the popularity of certain algorithms.
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.
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.
Resolving issues with delayed market data from exchanges helped one investment firm reduce tick-to-trade latency by a factor of 10.
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.
An industry initiative to start a new US exchange promises much, but it may struggle to deliver without a clearer purpose.
WatersTechnology recaps some of year’s top EU stories.
Nearly one year on from the fundamental changes to Europe’s trading rulebook brought about by Mifid II, its overall impact is still unclear. Although experts talk of greater transparency in the markets, it’s had its share of issues, some of which are…
Although there were reported glitches after Mifid II went live with the Market Data Processor (MDP), the FCA signed on for bigger projects with the company that built the platform.
Although institutional interest in cryptocurrency trading has grown, the development of the custody space, in particular, is crucial for its next phase of evolution.
Beaxy has built its technology using the OneTick platform and will launch early next year.
AMF chairman Robert Ophèle says data quality and completeness pose problems for regulatory evaluations of Mifid II transparency requirements, and that regulators will review frameworks following Brexit.
The takeover is aimed at strengthening NeoXam’s data management offerings, reporting capabilities and user experience.