19 February 2017

Risk & regulation

Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Is the Maker-Taker Pilot DOA?

15 February 2017  |  2655 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After more than a decade of debate, regulators are poised to act on a pilot for maker-or-taker pricing, a practice whereby market makers are paid a rebate to add liquidity and are charged a fee to remove liquidity by electronic trading venues. The SEC’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee (EMSAC) has recommended to move forward with a pilot ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

No action sometimes better course of action

15 February 2017  |  2035 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Implementing pan-European financial regulation is no easy feat. Finding agreement across 28 member states and translation into vastly differently legal systems is a true challenge. It comes as no surprise that those projects are regularly subject to delays. Against that backdrop, it is most welcome that ESMA is again requesting the power to issue a...

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John Safa
John SafaPushfor Ltd - London

GDPR means taking a hard look at communications channels

13 February 2017  |  3608 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

GDPR should make life a lot easier in some ways. If you’re doing business in Europe, it makes sense to be dealing with a set of standard regulations rather than navigating through individual markets’ ...

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Anthony  Walton
Anthony WaltonIliad Solutions - Leeds

How to migrate systems with total confidence

13 February 2017  |  3152 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A combination of ‘big data analytics’ and ‘distributed ledger technology’ could help financial institutions combat escalating levels of financial crime. This is the view of the FCA, the UK’s financial...

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Anne Leslie-Bini
Anne Leslie-BiniBearingPoint - Paris

RegTech: when the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

09 February 2017  |  4950 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When the year 2008 is mentioned, it is generally associated with the untimely demise of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing financial chaos that engulfed the global economy and rocked it to its very core....

TagsRisk & regulationFinancial inclusion
Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Not all tails wag the dog

09 February 2017  |  2246 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Modern atomic clocks tick along much more consistently than the earth manages to rotate around its own axis, which varies due to climatic and geological events. Thus, every so often the global masters...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

CME Requires Guarantees on Trades

08 February 2017  |  3027 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The CME Group just amended rule 574 stating: “All connections to the Globex system, including direct connections of non-clearing members or customers, must be guaranteed by a clearing member that assu...

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Ron Teicher
Ron TeicherEverCompliant - New York

Pharma Transaction Laundering Deemed Money Laundering By Courts

08 February 2017  |  4797 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A new form of online fraud called transaction laundering (TL) is infecting the medical, pharmaceutical, and financial payment infrastructures. TL is a new way to launder money on the internet, when le...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
Paul Thomas
Paul ThomasProvenir - London & New York City

Innovation Doesn't Start from Scratch

07 February 2017  |  427 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A Lesson in Innovation It’s nearly impossible to discuss the topic of innovation without evoking the name of Tesla Inc. Tesla, which topped Forbes 2015 and 2016 Most Innovative Companies Lists, is wid...

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Sufyan Khan
Sufyan KhanAxiomSL - London

UK Stress Testing: Putting stress to the test

06 February 2017  |  2836 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

In October 2015, the BOE of England (BOE) published details of the 2016 Stress Test Scenario, which formed the basis of the stress tests that were conducted in 2016 to assess the resilience of the UK ...

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