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 Melanie Rodier

Profile of Melanie Rodier

Senior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
Posts: 82

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald Tribune, and Rome, where she wrote for Reuters and Screen International, a film trade publication. Melanie was born in London, and graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and Italian. She is also a fluent French speaker.

Articles by Melanie Rodier
posted in January 2009

Panel Pushes For More TARP Regulation (audio)

The Congressional Oversight Panel for TARP reveals the new regulations it is urging the government to implement to stop another financial crisis of this magnitude from ever happening again.

Compliance (and E-discovery) a Hot Topic Right Now

Compliance is one of the beats I cover for WS&T, and in spite of the market conditions, or perhaps precisely because of them, compliance seems to be one area that is positively thriving right now.

Geithner's New TARP rules: How Clear Are They? (audio)

New Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is trying to rein in TARP with rules that limit the power of lobbyists and ensure more oversight for the billions of dollars being handed out. This MarketPlace report discusses how clear the new rules actually are.

Kaplan Compliance Solutions Unveils Client Concierge

The Concierge interacts with the relevant departments within KCS, monitoring activities related to the client, as well as ensuring the client is kept informed about regulatory changes affecting their business.

Fidessa Unveils Hosted OMS/EMS

Fidessa MAAX is a broker-neutral trading and execution solution that deploys quickly and requires minimal internal technical support, the vendor says.

Cloud Computing Gives E-Discovery a Lift

Firms are looking to cloud computing's utility model as a way to rein in the infrastructure costs required to support e-discovery capabilities and improve their regulatory response.

Financial advisors want more mobile apps

As they face a rising number of inquiries from clients due to uncertain market conditions, financial advisors are increasingly looking to access business applications on the move.

SEC’s Schapiro Vows to Bring Tighter Regulations

At her confirmation hearing before the Senate, Schapiro said she is considering reversing major decisions under the Bush administration that have made it harder for SEC staff to bring enforcement cases.

Outsourcing’s Appeal Grows During Volatile Times

Amid the economic downturn, more and more Wall Street firms are considering outsourcing to cut costs as well as gain access to technology and expertise. But the shaky economy requires firms to do more outsourcing due diligence than ever before.

Exclusive: 2009 IT Spending to Drop Only 5%

Despite all the doom and gloom in the economy, a recent study from Aite Group says overall IT spending will only drop five percent and that risk management and compliance were two of the highest priorities. Business intelligence, document management and wealth management are areas that will see less resources in 2009.

Madoff hearings put SEC under fire

A congressional hearing on the Madoff fraud yielded next to no answers as to how the former Nasdaq chairman perpetrated the Ponzi scheme, instead reiterating disbelief that it could have gone unnoticed by the SEC for so long.

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