The Financial Times has published an article looking at the technology that is being developed for swap trading, following the recent financial reforms. GreySpark comments on the main trends, focusing on SEF aggregation as one particular way the banks are changing their business models.
The Financial Times has published an article providing an update on Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) acquisition of NYSE Euronext. The article looks at various factors affecting the deal and frames this alongside other failed and successful mergers of exchange groups. GreySpark comments on this deal, and why it is going ahead.
Frederic Ponzo, Managing Partner at GreySpark Partners, talks to Bloomberg TV about the safety of markets five years after an economic crisis.
The Financial Times looks at corporate bond liquidity, focusing on how the corporate bond market could standardise itself in a similar way to how the US treasury market has. It goes on to look at the various challenges that the corporate bond market faces in terms of liquidity, and examines various potential solutions that might be available. GreySpark comments on the main trends and challenges the market faces.
GreySpark Partners has published a new report examining the imminent changes a proactive and principles-based approach to regulation will have on the investment banking industry. The report, titled Best Practices in Sellside Regulation Implementation, argues that the post-financial crisis regulatory regime provides banks the autonomy and flexibility to decide how they want to approach and position compliance within their organisations in ways that will ultimately help create self-regulating institutions.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, finds that while the so-called ‘futurisation’ – or transferral of bilateral swaps liquidity flows into an exchange-traded futures market environment – of the OTC IRS and CDS markets in the EU and the US is not yet occurring, there are signs that the effect may simply be delayed by pending regulatory deadlines in the EU.
GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, has published a new report comparing and contrasting a series of functional capabilities offered by leading providers of trade surveillance systems.
GreySpark Partners has published a new report examining the impact of the MiFID II regulatory regime on banks and buyside firms in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The wider global reach of the directive and its accompanying regulations will ultimately create new costs for APAC-based buyside firms.
GreySpark Partners presents a new report examining the impact of the FRTB on EU-based banks. Set for implementation in 2019, the new Basel regulation will ultimately hinder the ability of the sellside to maintain its regular scope of operations across all asset classes.
GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consultancy, has published a new report — Enhancing Securities Settlement Systems: The Application of Distributed Ledger Technology in Hong Kong — exploring a solution that could be introduced to modernise the current securities and settlement processes and make them more effective.
GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consultancy, has published a new report exploring how banks have become less central to the management of liquidity flows in the spot FX market due to the commoditisation and proliferation of prime brokerage (PB) and direct market access (DMA) services for buyside firms seeking access to dealer-to-dealer (D2D) liquidity pools.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, examining the development of Australia’s payments infrastructure from 1960 to 2017.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, assesses nine technology vendor solutions that target the buyside multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS) space.
In recent years, the cloud computing services space has increased the variety and maturity of its solutions for the financial services sector. A key focus of cloud providers is to facilitate a DevOps environment for their infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clients. As a result, the appeal of cloud technology solutions in terms of cost efficiencies and technological and business flexibility to firms across the financial services sector is increasing.