Carrier Pigeon or Twitter Bird: The Evolution of Corporate Actions Messaging Efficiency May 13, 2013The next evolution of corporate actions processing is underway, with an end goal of providing straight-through processing for industry participants and reducing the risks and costs associated with manual processes — while increasing efficiency through messaging automation. Bankers Could Soon Face Jail For Reckless Behavior April 26, 2013A UK banking commission is currently debating the proposal, with many in favor of punishing reckless acts with jail time. Who Was Really Behind The Twitter Hack That Wiped Out $136 Billion? April 25, 2013While the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the attack, the FBI, SEC and CFTC are now investigating the hack. 4 Ways To Stop Twitter Hacks That Swing The Markets April 24, 2013The fake AP tweet this week left traders and quants scratching their heads over their vulnerability to breaking news on social media. Barclays Partners With Clients To Create Liquidity and Transfer Risk April 12, 2013With the new feature, a portion of the client’s order is automatically transferred to Barclays’ central risk management book. Worldwide IT Risk Spending Slows Down More Than Expected April 03, 2013As the memory of the financial crisis begins to wane and firms’ new, improved risk management practices become operational, worldwide IT risk spending is slowing at a faster rate than previously expected. After 30 Years As a Regulator, Schapiro Becomes Bank Consultant April 02, 2013A lifelong regulator, Schapiro joined the government straight out of law school. Why Market Participants Should Invest In Post-Trade Settlement Best Practices March 28, 2013Regulatory change can dramatically improve the global post-trade environment. But in the meantime, market participants need to embrace industry best practices.
Ten Things Compliance Officers Need To Do In 2013 March 25, 2013Last year financial firms put an almost unprecedented focus on risk, control and compliance. That trend looks set to continue as organizations deal with the fall-out of regulatory change, major fines, and more. The 27-Year-Olds Are Taking Us Down (Again) March 14, 2013The young financiers making the mistakes change but the flaws in the incentives and risk models at the heart of the global financial system remain basically unchanged. Dimon Talks Cybersecurity With Obama March 13, 2013Part of the discussion will focus on getting C-level execs to take threats seriously. New Opportunities For Hedge Funds March 12, 2013The door has opened for hedge fund admins — who, with few exceptions, continue to enjoy a view of the fund’s entire investment book — to offer new services traditionally provided by their prime broker. Four Years Later, ‘Change’ Still the Key Word in OTC Derivatives Market March 11, 2013Opaque financial products brought on the 2008 financial crisis. Opaque technology might bring about the next. It’s All JP Morgan’s Fault March 05, 2013A new Senate report on the bank's $6 billion loss finds that JP Morgan has some serious questions to answer. Risk Vs Innovation: 5 Steps To Finding the Right Balance February 28, 2013With low budgets and low tolerance for risk, firms that want to forge ahead need to strike the right balance between innovation and risk. The Start of Another Financial Crisis February 19, 2013It's a deja-vu: the stability of the global markets could soon be under threat due to a looming crisis in the derivatives industry. Justice Department Works On New Model To Prosecute Banks February 19, 2013Banks have been getting off too easily. Now, the government is pushing to make them accountable for any wrongdoing. Best Reactions To Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order February 15, 2013Is President Obama's executive order on cybersecurity causing hackers to shudder and financial institutions to breathe a sigh of relief? Here are some of the top reactions on the web to this controversial bill. Financial Firms Overhaul Data Management Strategies February 11, 2013As capital markets organizations focus on ways to reduce risk, data management is receiving a top-to-bottom makeover. MF Global Customers to Get Most of Their Money Back - Freeh February 04, 2013Former customers of Jon
Corzine's collapsed brokerage MF Global would recover most, and
probably all, of their money under the latest projections by the
trustee liquidating its bankrupt parent company.