Trading Systems Insights

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"There’s a large set of MiFID II requirements coming to the community, so it’s important to understand the FIX standards": Hanno Klein, EMEA Chair, Global Technical Committee, FIX Trading Community, Senior Vice President, Deutsche Börse

30th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Hanno Klein is Senior Vice President at Deutsche Börse Group which also provides the technology for Eurex, its main derivatives exchange. He joined the company in 1997 and worked in various positions and projects of strategic and operational nature in Germany and the USA. From 2001 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Deutsche Borse Systems... read more
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MiFID II: Meeting voice and archiving requirements

29th March 2017

Company: IPC
Robert Powell, Director – Compliance, IPC Systems With MiFID II implementation high on financial firms’ agenda, there is going to be a major change in the way that trading communications are recorded and stored. Both mobile and electronic trading communications have increased significantly over the last few years, which is reflected... read more
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Busting the eight myths of digital trade finance

28th March 2017

Company: Bolero
Simon Streat, VP Product Strategy, Bolero International  The digitisation of trade finance offers huge potential to deliver significant benefits to corporates, banks, carriers and other trading partners. As well as reducing the time, costs, and risks of trading, digitisation opens up a new level of visibility, from one end of transactional... read more
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“It’s important for us to find ways to co-create and embrace the digital and disruptive technologies”: Peter Crawley, Citi Country Officer, South Africa. MD, Treasury & Trade Solutions Head Sub-Saharan Africa

27th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Peter Crawley currently leads Citi’s franchise in South Africa and provides senior leadership in dealing with risk, franchise and business issues. He is also responsible for Citi’s treasury and trade business in Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 11 presence and 26 non-presence countries. Since Citi re-entered South Africa in 1995, it has... read more
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“Thanks to pressure from fintechs, wealth management services are finally being forced to offer good products for their clients”: Novofina CEO Harald Helnwein interview

24th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Harald Helwein is one of the most well-known and respected wealth management figures in Central Europe, after whom an algorithm-based trading system is named. He is also a strong advocate of clients getting a fairer deal from their wealth management services, which was the motivation behind launching investing fintech Novofina in 2013. In an... read more
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Eliminating the key flaw in the multi-factor authentication process

22nd March 2017

Company: Crossmatch
Jeff Carpenter - Vertical Market Director, Crossmatch More and more valuable information becomes digitally warehoused, and at the same time an increasing number of corporations and individuals are being allowed access to systems that contain that valuable information. In other words, a target is painted on that information. Ease of... read more
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Enabling blockchain and Bitcoin with in-memory computing

21st March 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Nikita Ivanov - Founder & CTO, GridGain A 2016 Deutsche Bank survey of 200 participants in the global financial industry found a very high degree of enthusiasm for blockchain, the digital-ledger technology behind Bitcoin. A remarkable 87 percent of respondents expect it to have a major impact on the securities services market, with 75... read more
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"There has never been a piece of regulation as broad and as far reaching as MiFID II": Matthew Coupe, Director, Market Structure, Barclays and Co-Chair Regional Committee & EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community

20th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Matthew Coupe is director of market structure for the European Markets at Barclays, based in London. He advises the markets division on future regulatory change, forms the advocacy position of the markets division on areas of regulatory change, and engages with politicians, trade associations, regulatory bodies and clients to make sure this is... read more
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Financial services and the digitization race: Reinventing customer experience for today's expectations

20th March 2017

Daragh OByrne, VP, Global Head of Marketing & Alliances, Nucleus Software As one of the earliest adopters of information technology, financial institutions used to be at the forefront of technology waves, from mainframes to client server, from branches to ATMs, from passbooks to cards. However, the rate of change in consumer technology... read more
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The benefits of complete digital adoption and increased data flow

16th March 2017

Company: Zafin
Chris de Bruin – President, Digital Platforms, Zafin Over the last decade, banks have become increasingly aware that the only path forward is digital. We’ve seen banks launch digital strategies, enhance their digital channels, or even launch “digital arms” to their businesses. But this isn’t enough; banks cannot... read more