Trading Systems Insights

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How regulatory pressures are a blessing for data management

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
After the financial crisis and particularly in Europe, recently, where the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) aimed to encourage transparency in the markets, many financial institutions were caught under wider, more stringent banking regulations. Without the necessary infrastructure around new compliance and reporting... read more
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The big squeeze on trading: caught between Mifid II and a hard place

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
This editor's picks analyses trading from all sides - the legislation, the emerging technologies and the best practice shared by the thought leaders in the bobsguide community.     Technology, MiFID II and 2027: The changing face of the post-trade industry [3:30 mins] "The Markets in Financial Instruments... read more
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IBM, Barclays, Synswap point to blockchain banking transformation

16th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
Capital and securities markets are among the banking sectors that could most enjoy the benefits of blockchain technology, according to speakers at a bobsguide webinar. Keith Bear, global leader for financial markets at IBM, Dr Lee Braine, blockchain leader at Barclays, and Sophia Grami, CEO and co-founder of Synswap considered the use cases and... read more
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Solving buy-side trading challenges with effective analytics

16th April 2018

Nowadays, people find themselves living in very turbulent times, with political and economic instability all over the world, ranging from the impending Brexit to the escalation of trade tensions. As the financial sector is a litmus test to all world events, financial professionals must always be equipped with the right tools to evaluate risks and... read more
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How tighter compliance can boost the reputation and value of ICOs

16th April 2018

Company: Accuity
In 2017 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) became the hottest new tool for startups, and transitioned from being a relatively unknown fundraising method used in the blockchain community, to raising over $4bn by the end of the year. Just like Kickstarter or Go Fund Me, ICOs let entrepreneurs take their business plans directly to non-accredited (any... read more
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Data capitalism: How compliance provides competitive advantage for fintechs

12th April 2018

Company: Cardlay A/S
Compliance with legislation is a basic condition for all businesses. However, few industries are as regulated as the financial sector. Since the financial crisis, the volume of regulations has grown exponentially, and market participants now find themselves operating in a minefield of various legal rules. The Fourth Anti-Money Laundering... read more
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Financial controls - how transparent is your control landscape?

10th April 2018

Company: AutoRek
In the last few months there have a been a number of well-known companies that have unfortunately hit the headlines for the wrong reasons - Carillion, Toys-R-Us, New Look, and more recently House of Fraser. As outsiders looking in, it’s easy to pass comment on how these companies managed to get to the position of being on the brink of... read more
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How banks should monitor suspicious shipping activity

9th April 2018

Company: Accuity
A number of news stories in 2017 detailed the radical methods being employed to evade sanctions controls, for example, through the transfer of commodities from ship-to-ship in international waters to avoid a vessel entering a sanctioned territory. This trend appears to have continued into 2018, with a recent case emerging in which a ship-to-ship... read more
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Is Ripple a threat to SWIFT gpi's monopoly on cross-border payments?

3rd April 2018

Company: bobsguide
SWIFT gpi has taken the correspondent banking world by storm with about 11,000 banks in the SWIFT network. However, Ripple is said to offer superior technology and data to SWIFT. While many argue it is not a case of SWIFT versus Ripple, but a matter of which technology better serves clients, others seem to decisively take sides. Ripple is... read more