25 November 2014

Risk & regulation

Steve GrobFidessa - London

Back in Block

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On the way in this morning, I was listening to my favourite AC/DC album and thinking about the challenges of block trading. The problem is well known - a combination of multi-market trading, algos and DMA have created a vicious cycle that continues to shrink order sizes. This is compounded by regulators who insist that lit is better than dark and ...

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Ani NachevaArkk Solutions - London

PRA consults on further Solvency II reforms

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The Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) has published a consultation paper on further measures for the implementation of Solvency II. With only a few months left before the official application of the new regime in the UK and across the EU, the regulator proposes new compliance rules on three critical aspects of the transposition of the Solvency...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Synchronising regulation

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US securities industry regulator FINRA recently implemented new time-stamping rules, a topic also on ESMA’s MiFID II task list. FINRA requires US firms to express time in milliseconds when reporting ...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Risk Ratios

22 November 2014  |  1132 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I thought let us talk about some of the rules and its impact on different regions Basel liquidity rule Covers : Banks worldwide What it does : Requires banks to hold enough cash or assets which can me...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

Payment walls are crumbling - is it time for Payments EBRD?

21 November 2014  |  2204 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Twenty-five years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall saw the creation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Its mission was to find capital to help re-build national infrastructures m...

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Anne Leslie-BiniInvoke Software - Paris, London

Solvency II: Preparing for Pillar 3 success

21 November 2014  |  1153 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Looking back at this time last year, there was still a pre-conceived idea that once Pillar 1 and the ORSA were under control, Pillar III of Solvency II would necessarily be plain-sailing. After all, i...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

20 November 2014  |  1537 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

First proposed way back in 2011, work has been ongoing to narrow down the details of a common financial transaction tax (FTT) to be introduced across Europe. Back in May this year, all but one of the ...

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David CraigThomson Reuters - London

Compliance: now it’s getting personal

20 November 2014  |  993 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

We may be on the brink of a new era in compliance – or at least in enforcement. This week the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney earned headlines around the world when he suggested that individuals...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

Another Lehman’s legacy: connecting the data dots

19 November 2014  |  1269 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Look back to Lehman’s and regulators uncovered 2,985 legal entities operating across 50 countries. No one understood their counterparty relationships with the rest of Wall Street or across the globe. ...

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Anna MonteiroSolutions Atlantic, Inc. - Boston

Can You Teach an Old Dog a New Trick?

19 November 2014  |  887 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This question is fundamental in so many areas of life and business. When faced with the decision to change direction in favor of something new or continue with what has provided support for years, we ...

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