Big Data: A Big Deal for Trading FloorsOctober 24, 2012Regulators are requiring financial firms to store many types of trading communications, including voice, IM, mobile SMS, and social networks putting stress on existing systems, writes Orange Business Services- Trading Solutions;s Sébastien Jaouen.
Does Speed Trading Need Safety Lanes?August 07, 2012After Knight Capital's rescue, there are still concerns about risk controls. A professor from Columbia University told CNBC that regulators need to put in speed bumps so that markets continue to function when the next upheaval occurs.
Swaps Participants Gear Up for July Reporting DeadlineMarch 06, 2012Even though the CFTC's rules pertaining to recordkeeping and swaps data reporting put the burden on dealers, asset mangers will still want systems for record keeping, monitoring, reconciliation and analytics.
Redline Trading Announces Pre-Trade Risk SolutionFebruary 27, 2012Aimed at latency sensitive applications, Redline's Pre-Trade Risk Solution performs a comprehensive series of risk checks in less than one microsecond to help firms comply with the SEC's 15c-3 Market Access Rule.
Lombard Risk Offers Solution for OTC Swaps Data ReportingFebruary 21, 2012The risk management technology worked closely with U.S. clients to design a solution for OTC swaps data reporting under Dodd-Frank as of July 2012, but is eyeing European regulations with similar requirements by 2013.
Preparing for Margin Call Mania In Cleared SwapsFebruary 15, 2012The regulatory push toward central clearing of OTC derivatives is going to create higher volumes of margin calls on cleared swaps for buy and sell sides. Manual emails will no longer suffice!