Risk Management
News & Commentary
FIX for Post-Trade Gains Traction: How Far Will It Go?
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
A group of heavyweight asset managers has collaborated on a solution for non-US trade confirmations and affirmations that is fueling interest in FIX for post-trade use as an alternative to Omgeo's Central Trade Manager.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
No Screwups, Please, We’re Banks
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Changing a bank's culture is not going to happen overnight, but having the right tools and levers in house will surely make a big difference over time.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
Comment7 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Risk Aversion: The Biggest Innovation Obstacle
Mick Simonelli, Principal, Simonelli Innovation LLCCommentary
Fear of risk is the biggest factor holding financial services organizations back from innovating.
By Mick Simonelli Principal, Simonelli Innovation LLC,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Newfound Popularity of Exchanges Raises the Bar for ERM
Mayiz Habbal, Founder and CEO , Capital Market Leaders GroupCommentary
Regulators have looked to exchanges with their CCP clearing arms as solutions to the financial crisis. However, ERM practices at exchanges have historically been an afterthought.
By Mayiz Habbal Founder and CEO , Capital Market Leaders Group,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
BCBS 239 Requires Integration of Risk & Finance Organizations
Promod Radhakrishnan, Head of Sales, FSGBU Consulting Services, Americas, OracleCommentary
Financial services firms must leverage current initiatives focused on BCBS 239 compliance to develop a closer alliance between the risk and finance functions.
By Promod Radhakrishnan Head of Sales, FSGBU Consulting Services, Americas, Oracle,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Enterprise Exposure to Cloud Apps Rises, Security Controls Spread Thin
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
The average number of cloud services used in financial services has jumped to 844. Security risks are greater than many perceived. Can IT keep up?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Wave of Derivatives Risk & Fraud Scuppers Shipping Company
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Ships’ fuel company OW Bunker has been scuppered by a rogue wave of derivatives trades and fraudulent pirates.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Survey Shows an Urgency to Automate the Back Office
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Confluence reports numbers are trending up across the board when discussing the need to automate back-office processes.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
7 Pillars of Market Surveillance 2.0
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Compliance officers are facing flash crashes, insider trading, market manipulation, and more. Here are seven market surveillance and risk management steps that will help compliance officers sleep better at night.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
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,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
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,
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
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,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Only 23% of Buy Side Can Perform Intraday Calculations
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
According to a SimCorp poll, 83% of buy-side respondents place a high importance on the ability to perform intraday calculations, but only 23% are able to perform these calculations.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Pssst – Can You Keep a Secret? Upholding Compliance Amongst Colleagues
Mitchel Kraskin, Co-founder and CEO, Compliance ScienceCommentary
Even when all parties know the rules about sharing non-public information, it's clear more tools and logic are necessary to stem the free flow of sensitive data.
By Mitchel Kraskin Co-founder and CEO, Compliance Science,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Return of Fat Fingers
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGNews
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Future of FinTech
Marc J. Firenze, Chief Technology Officer, Eagle Investment SystemsCommentary
Making predictions in technology is tricky but there are a couple of prevailing themes that are likely to influence how the industry will evolve over the next five to 10 years.
By Marc J. Firenze Chief Technology Officer, Eagle Investment Systems,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Financial Services: Are We Becoming Complacent About Systemic Risk?
Michael Leibrock, Chief Systemic Risk Officer, DTCCCommentary
As history has demonstrated, the further away we move from a crisis, the less vigilant we tend to become in protecting against future shocks.
By Michael Leibrock Chief Systemic Risk Officer, DTCC,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Art of Leveraging Governance, Risk & Compliance Technology Tools
Dana Simberkoff, Chief Compliance and Risk Management Officer, AvePoint, IncCommentary
Eliminating compliance risk across information channels is a constantly transforming task. Ongoing auditing and auto-corrective technology can increase trust, accountability, and transparency.
By Dana Simberkoff Chief Compliance and Risk Management Officer, AvePoint, Inc,
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Chip & Pain, EMV Will Not Solve Payment Card Fraud
Christopher Camejo, Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com SecurityCommentary
Switching to EMV cards will lower retail fraud, but it's not enough. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly.
By Christopher Camejo Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com Security,
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Scotland Independence Vote: Haggis & Fragmentation
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Scottish independence has far-reaching consequences for the global financial markets.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Current Conversations
More Conversations
Street Tweets
PR Newswire
Register for Wall Street & Technology Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Wall Street & Technology - Elite 8, October 2014
The in-depth profiles of this year's Elite 8 honorees focus on leadership, talent recruitment, big data, analytics, mobile, and more.
Video
Inside Abel Noser's Trading Floor
Inside Abel Noser's Trading Floor
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of Abel Noser's New York trading floor, where the agency broker known for transaction cost analysis, is customizing algorithms for the buy side, while growing its fixed income trading and transitions business.