Spurred By Crisis, Euro Zone Is Shaping Up StudyNovember 26, 2012The euro zone is turning into a
more balanced and potentially more dynamic economy thanks to
market pressure and the constant demand for structural reforms,
a study showed on Monday.
Surveillance and Monitoring Through the Looking GlassNovember 21, 2012Looking ahead to 2013, European regulations are stepping up the need for automated surveillance and monitoring solutions on the buy side, writes SunGard Protegent's, Magnus Almqvist, who says firms must have audit trails and quick answers to questions on s
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.
Coping with the Unintended Consequences of Dodd-FrankOctober 22, 2012Financial firms are learning to cope with the effects of Dodd-Frank by turning their focus to IT and operations, vendor "lift outs: and variable headcount, writes SunGard' Global Service's John Avery.
Second-Tier Banks Need Capital Top-Up By 2016October 11, 2012Nationally important banks
will need to hold extra capital from 2016 to cushion the impact
on their domestic economies if they hit trouble, but the global
banking watchdog will leave it up to national regulators to say
how much more.
Some Corporate Borrowers Question Libor Accuracy, Here to StaySeptember 24, 2012Some major corporate borrowers
in Europe and the United States think Libor, the interest rate
at the centre of an international rate-rigging inquiry, is not
an accurate benchmark against which to price loans, but few are
considering using an alternative.
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.