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Droit Taps Industry Veterans as Advisors to Its Derivatives Compliance Platform
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Droit Financial Technologies appointed former ISDA CEO Robert Pickel, fintech specialist Mark Beeston, and former UBS executive Seth Cohen to join a new advisory board that will broaden the conversation about derivatives compliance.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wall Street Seeks Edge From Operational Alpha
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Alpha was a front-office term, but now banks and brokers are looking to the middle and back office for profitability.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Chief Data Officers: Organization Strategy & Cultural Change
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Chief data officers are new to the financial services C-suite, but they are facing a number of challenges, including the need for new data governance and execution strategies, staffing, and new organizational structures to enable cultural change.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for New Entrepreneurial Applicants
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Wells Fargo joins 14 other major financial institutions providing mentoring and guidance to the six chosen startups.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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RDA Is Wake-Up Call for Data Managers
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Banks need to improve data sharing and risk management to meet RDA standards.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Micro Data Challenges in an Era of Macroprudential Regulation
Ken Rossiter, Senior Product Manager, SunGard's MarketMapCommentary
Research and statistical analysis experts at central banks are tasked with developing sophisticated forecasts and models to identify systemic risk. Yet they are spending most of their time acting as data entry clerks, rather than developing these models.
By Ken Rossiter Senior Product Manager, SunGard's MarketMap,
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Teradata Highlights 'Data Driven' Strategy at PARTNERS 2014
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
In-memory efficiency and tools to identify contextual relationships across systems take center stage at Teradata annual PARTNERS conference.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Mobile Trading & Apple's New IPad Top Most Read List
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Mobile trading apps are proliferating in financial services.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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The Perks of 'SmartSourcing' Shared Services in Financial Industry
Michele Trogni, Head of Enterprise Services at MarkitCommentary
A breadth of vital but undifferentiated business processes are still being replicated across the industry. They are all candidates for centralization.
By Michele Trogni Head of Enterprise Services at Markit,
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Managing Social Media Risk Strategy: Technology Can Only Go So Far
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Advanced analytical technologies are an important part of a social media risk management strategy, an Accenture report says, but the technology must be balanced with training and procedures.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Speeding Up the SIP Isn't Enough, Say Market Pros at Baruch Conference
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Wall Street professionals discussed a plan to create multiple competing aggregators for the Nasdaq SIP as a way to strengthen the market infrastructure.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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SIFMA Criticizes SIP Selection Process for Lack of Transparency
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Citing conflicts of interest in the voting process for a key market data feed, SIFMA letter presses for answers and for brokers and asset managers to get a seat at the table.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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3 Reasons Financial Services Benefit From Cloud-Based Business Intelligence
Southard Jones, VP, BirstCommentary
The answer to big-data success lies in the cloud.
By Southard Jones VP, Birst,
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The UPI, the LEI & Beyond
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdNews
The organizational mechanisms are in place. Now it's time for the financial industry professionals to provide guidance on a global coding scheme that is fit for all the purposes intended.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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After Scandals & Ethical Lapses, Financial Industry Needs a Code of Conduct
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
A financial markets trade body is bringing a model code of conduct to participants who work in interest rates, FX, commodities, and derivatives. After a series of fines, can this help banks repair their reputations?
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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4 Takeaways From Caplin's Mobile Trading Study
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Don't have a mobile trading offering? Your excuse is invalid.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Cross-Asset Universal Product Identifier: The Solution the Industry Is Looking For?
Jim Bennett, Managing Director, Sapient Global MarketsCommentary
A UPI will enable a holistic approach to identifying all trades and positions. While such an idea sounds great in theory, historical attempts at achieving global agreement have fallen short.
By Jim Bennett Managing Director, Sapient Global Markets,
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CME Layoffs Hit Technology Group Hardest
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
CME Group's restructuring will eliminate 5% of the workforce.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Application Whitelisting Increasingly Applied in Cyber Security
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Innovations in application whitelisting solutions are helping IT teams more efficiently and flexibly automate and manage lists of approved applications.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Hedge Funds Gain Access to Data on Prime Services, Swaps & Funding Costs
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
S3 will distribute counterparty analytics through Portware to help hedge funds and asset managers understand the costs of prime services, swaps, and custody services.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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