Best Practice

FX data analytics are the next arms race

20th August 2018

Company: Kx
The FX market today has a reduced appetite for risk, greater restrictions on the use of capital, and a decrease in trading experience of front office staff at many banks -- all of which are creating a shift in the balance of power of traditional FX liquidity providers. We are now seeing trends that are focused not only on trade execution but also... read more

Understand your data when building data driven enterprise applications

16th August 2018

Company: Kx
In this Q&A, computer industry pundit Dave Thomas, who is also Chief Scientist at Kx, outlines what IT departments should consider when embarking on building large-scale, Big Data enterprise applications. The first challenge is having an understanding of the domain to be able to build useful and efficient models. The second challenge is getting... read more
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7 Pitfalls That Can Derail Your Technology Project

16th August 2018

Company: FundCount
The decision to replace an existing family office accounting system or implement technology for the first time requires substantial thought. Many factors must be considered from downtime and budget to the availability of internal resources and divergent family-member opinions. Learn how to avoid potential minefields and ensure the success of your... read more
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Data Integrity for MiFID II

8th August 2018

Of all the regulation that has been issued by the pan-European regulatory body, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) since the financial crash, MiFID II looks set to have the greatest impact in terms of investment protection, governance, third country, markets and processing. Are your systems up to the challenge of MiFID II? read more

Time for a new approach to financial surveillance

7th August 2018

Company: Kx
Kx regulatory expert Mike Gorman explains what banks need to know to upgrade their surveillance systems to meet today's increasing global regulatory requirements. From building a team; to creating smart alerts that don't waste analysts' time; to bridging the compliance/business divide, companies need to step back and evaluate their compliance and... read more

Modernizing Cross-Border Transfers with SWIFT gpi

27th July 2018

Company: ACI Worldwide
Cleared for landing! ACI's gpi solution is the ONLY ONE certified by SWIFT. SWIFT gpi will not only deliver a much-needed improvement in the speed of transaction, but also improve overall customer experience. This improvement will arise through the creation of predictable settlement times and clear statuses by providing additional information on... read more

Buy vs build: The data integration challenge facing ECNs & trading institutions

24th July 2018

Buy vs build: The data integration challenge facing ECNs and trading institutions. Inforalgo helps financial services organisations with data connectivity & integration services: STP (Straight Through Processing), OMS, EMS , investment manager, hedge fund, FIX Connectivity protocol, Swift, PMS e.g. Fidessa, Latent Zero, FlexTrade, Bloomberg,... read more
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Providing Fast & Frictionless Connectivity Access Trading Venues / Platforms

18th July 2018

Providing our customers with fast, frictionless & cost-effective access to their trading platform / venue. Inforalgo helps financial services organisations with data connectivity & integration services: STP (Straight Through Processing), OMS, EMS , investment manager, hedge fund, FIX Connectivity protocol, Swift, PMS e.g. Fidessa, Latent Zero,... read more
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SEVEN reasons why Accurate Cash Forecasting is important to Treasurers

13th July 2018

Company: AccessPay
Accurate cash flow forecasts are difficult to achieve, and in some ways they are the holy grail of working capital management. Fundamental to the role of treasury and finance, it surprising to hear that many in the profession believe that their cash flow forecast are inaccurate. Why is this, and what can be done about it? >>> Taken from the coveted... read more
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Do corporates really understand the potential value of SWIFT’s gpi tracker?

2nd July 2018

Company: AccessPay
Given the potential value SWIFT gpi will create for corporate treasurers and senior finance professionals, SWIFT’s global payments innovation (SWIFT gpi) is tipped to become the universal cross-border payment standard in the future – But do corporates really understand the advantages it will create? read more