Insights

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Responsible investment definitions dependent on investment platforms and IFAs

3rd December 2019

Company: bobsguide
Asset managers are torn on how the industry is likely to adopt the Investment Association (IA)'s common language framework for responsible investments.  “It is picked and adopted at scale by the intermediaries and by that I mean the investment platforms, the likes of Hargreaves Lansdown… and the independent financial... read more
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Give thanks for the Fed – intraday liquidity reflections from New York

3rd December 2019

Company: Planixs
I’ve just returned to the UK after a week in New York where I was able to test the latest thinking and progress on intraday liquidity in the US and Canada. Here I provide six reflections on how firms are addressing the intraday challenge - keep reading to the end as reflection six explains how the Federal Reserve is increasing the intraday... read more
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Navigating turbulent waters: Are we prepared for the Basel journey?

3rd December 2019

Company: AxiomSL
The expansion of Basel requirements involves more than a simple finalisation of Basel III reforms. The updated requirements and new calculation rules are so comprehensive that they have been informally dubbed Basel IV and there is no industry consensus on what a future Basel regulatory scenario may look like. This is partly because evolving... read more
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Report: Race on for CCPA compliance

2nd December 2019

Company: bobsguide
With the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect on January 1, firms with activities in the world’s fifth largest economy are fighting against the clock to get their houses in order to comply with the requirements, according to lawyers and market participants. “There’s so much to do and we’re running... read more
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Q&A: BNY Mellon CDO on data culture

2nd December 2019

Company: bobsguide
Gary Barr is the chief data officer at BNY Mellon. We caught up with him to discuss changes in data culture, the organisation’s data management strategy, and different approaches to fintech partnerships. There has been a lot of talk around central storage and data cleansing. What is BNY Mellon’s approach to managing the... read more
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Review and evolve: The leverage ratio today, yesterday and tomorrow

29th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
Since regulators stepped up their inspections of leverage ratios about a decade ago, banks have been jittery about reporting requirements, and how much control they have relinquished in the name of transparent markets. Clearing, repo and a host of other desks have reconstituted the way they do things, much to their chagrin. But the formalities... read more
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Are deep fakes a threat to the future of identity verification?

29th November 2019

Company: NorthRow
New research shows an alarming surge in the creation of deep fake videos, with the number posted online almost doubling in the last nine months according to the BBC. President Obama’s famous lip-synching video went viral and the most recent deep fake is of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn, who both appear to endorse each other to be the... read more
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People moves: Concirrus, Paragon, CMC and more

29th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
CMC Markets Appoints Marshall as CFO UK-headquartered derivatives dealer CMC Markets has appointed Euan Marshall as its chief financial officer and as a member of its board of directors, effective November 1. Previously, Marshall served as head of finance and has been the interim CFO since June. He succeeds Grant Foley, who... read more
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Q&A: Northern Trust’s Chapman on securities servicing and innovation

28th November 2019

Company: bobsguide
Justin Chapman is the global executive for securities services and the global head for market advocacy and innovation research at Northern Trust. As part of his remit for the securities services business, he is responsible for capital investments in the core systems, and technology used to deliver client products, and execution of new models. On... read more
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Tackling Vietnam’s online fraud rates

28th November 2019

Asia Pacific is a vast region, housing a wide range of markets that vary greatly in terms of both size and economic maturity. However, despite the huge differences apparent in the region, there are some trends that have reached all countries. While still a predominantly cash-based region, a younger demographic, an increase in disposable income, and... read more