Banks are one of the greatest engines for generating data: daily, they collectively produce petabytes of transactions, prices, risk metrics, customer information….
A decade after the financial crisis, the buyside (asset managers, hedge funds, institutional investors and large corporates) have changed at least as much as the investments banks that serve them.
Trade surveillance encapsulates the processes and procedures that help financial institutions detect and prevent trading rule violations. While various regulations push for increased scrutiny and security, MAR and MiFID II notably have far-reaching implications for trade behavior, post-trade surveillance and pre-trade risk controls checks.
Although cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly buzzy across the financial sector, there is a lack of consensus within Asia as to the viability of the technology.
If a perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates the circumstances of an existing situation, then the growing trend within the fintech industry...Continue Reading
Delays in the publication of all of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) proposals are having an interesting, observable and positive...Continue Reading
The percentage of US and European equity trading, covering cash equities and equity derivatives, that takes place electronically has plateaued as a percentage of total market volume. While the high-frequency...Continue Reading