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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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Manage Data to Meet Compliance Demands
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultantNews
With no end to the data and information glut in sight, firms are seeking better ways to aggregate, analyze, and manage data to satisfy compliance and competitive demands.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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Buy Side Vets Research Providers with Standardized Questions
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Buy-side concerns over insider trading led Castine Consulting and Integrity Research to launch a cloud-based platform that standardizes due diligence questionnaires posed to research providers.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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FATCA Compliance Still Global Nightmare
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
In a survey of finance executives, 67% report that the complexity of FATCA requirements is the top hurdle to achieving compliance.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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4 Factors Driving Enlightenment & Big-Data Adoption in Regulatory Compliance
Ahson Pai, Partner, SunGard Consulting ServicesCommentary
Whether seeking to maintain compliance or to drive business value, emerging technologies can unleash tremendous potential.
By Ahson Pai Partner, SunGard Consulting Services,
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Get Ready for RDA
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
The deadline for Risk Data Aggregation (RDA) is approaching quickly. Is your bank ready?
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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SECís CIO Grows Tech by Leaps & Bounds
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Tom Bayer, CIO for the SEC, has helped the agency improve its systems to better monitor todayís electronic markets.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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The FSB's Swaps Data Aggregation Report, a Technical Review
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdCommentary
The Report discusses legal, technological, and regulatory issues to be resolved in order to obtain a complete view of swap transactions around the world.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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Asia/Pacific Challenged by T+2 European Settlement Cycle
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
A survey commissioned by Omgeo shows market participants in Asia/Pacific are ill prepared for Europe's T+2 settlement deadline in October.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Markit Collaboration Services Directory Integrated With Reuters Eikon Messenger
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
The integration is helping users access and collaborate more efficiently with a community of over 250,000 financial professionals.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SEC Commissioner Urges Agency to Reform Equities & Fixed Income Markets
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
In a speech this week, SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher said the SEC must act on the opaque fixed income markets and put Reg NMS under the microscope.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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With UCITS V, $9T Isnít as Easy as It Used to Be
Paul Soltis, North American Market Manager for ConfluenceCommentary
With UCITS V's restrictive remuneration rules and hidden costs, going global may get a little less attractive.
By Paul Soltis North American Market Manager for Confluence,
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Canada's Securities Depository Now a Pre-LOU, Part of Global LEI System
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Canada's national securities depository, clearing, and settlement service was endorsed as a Pre-LOU ahead of the Oct. 31 trade reporting deadline.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SEC Vote Is Drama for the Masses, With No Happily Ever After
Paul Soltis, North American Market Manager for ConfluenceCommentary
All of them hoped it would never come to this.
By Paul Soltis North American Market Manager for Confluence,
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Predictions Come True as Regulators Swoop
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
While two out of the five capital markets predictions from July have already come true, let's hope that all five don't actually happen.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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SEC Reforms: What Floating NAVs Mean for Money Market Funds & Accounting Software
James Sanford, Founder and Portfolio ManagerCommentary
Money market accounts are a $2.6 trillion industry that impacts nearly every investor who parks cash, so a new SEC rule has major ramifications for a large number of investors.
By James Sanford Founder and Portfolio Manager,
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Flip Sides of the Same Coin: Compliance & Transparency
Neil Gray, Vice President of Product Marketing, IPC SystemsCommentary
The upheaval caused by the 2008 financial crisis continues to ripple outward, creating an unsettled environment that has disrupted traditional measures of trust.
By Neil Gray Vice President of Product Marketing, IPC Systems,
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London Stock Exchange Group's UnaVista Boosts Presence in North America
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
As banks and asset managers grapple with EMIR Phase II of European derivatives rules, LSEG's UnaVista emerges as a major player in post-trade, regulatory reporting.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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8 Things You Probably Donít Know About BCBS 239
Jennifer Costley, Ph.D, Principal, Ashokan AdvisorsCommentary
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervisionís rules for risk reporting are extensive and apply to more financial firms than just the global, systemically important banks.
By Jennifer Costley, Ph.D Principal, Ashokan Advisors,
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Accurate Timestamps for Electronic Trading Are a Must
Donal Byrne, CEO, CorvilCommentary
A debate has emerged with the SEC on the need to collect timestamps on multi-party electronic trading data. But what is sufficiently accurate? Is it seconds, milliseconds, microseconds, or nanoseconds?
By Donal Byrne CEO, Corvil,
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