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Building the Future of Trade Surveillance: A Conversation with Eventus CEO Travis Schwab

Eventus, the trade surveillance and financial risk solutions vendor, is currently experiencing a strong growth phase, marked by nearly perfect customer retention rates, expansion across various asset classes and geographies, and consistently positive reviews of its platform. The company, which just reported a 25% increase in its client base over the past year, has recently...

DTCC and Cboe Clear Europe Collaborate to Enhance Post-Trade Workflow for OTC Cash Equities

DTCC, the post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, is collaborating with Cboe Clear Europe, the pan-European cash equities Central Counterparty (CCP), to improve settlement efficiencies for over-the-counter (OTC) cash equities trades in UK and European markets. The collaboration aims to integrate OTC cash equities trades into Cboe Clear Europe’s cleared environment, enabling...

Rimes changes hands, plans accelerated expansion as Five Arrows completes acquisition

Rimes, a provider of EDM-as-a-Service and investment platform solutions, is in new hands following the completion of its acquisition by Five Arrows, the private equity arm of Rothschild & Co. The partners say the acquisition provides a foundation for accelerated global expansion. The deal was announced in April 2024 and sees Rimes move on from...

TurinTech innovates with Artemis code optimisation

TurinTech, a London-based technology vendor, plans to revolutionise code optimisation with its GenAI Artemis solution. Artemis is based on a proprietary large language model (LLM) – although it can be used with other LLMs – that is trained to help financial firms optimise software code, speed up execution, reduce cloud costs and lower carbon emissions....

Webinar Review: ESG Data Sourcing and Management to Meet Your ESG Strategy, Objectives and Timeline

Taming the data management challenges of ESG integration offers huge rewards for financial institutions. But the difficulty of overcoming those hurdles has increased as the volume and variety of that data swells, exposing firms to potentially severe operational, legal and reputational risks. For that reason, getting ESG data management right has become an important goal...

BMLL Partners with INQDATA to Deliver Historical Market Data and Analytics to kdb+ Users

BMLL, provider of harmonised historical Level 3, 2, and 1 data and analytics for global equity, ETF, and futures markets, has partnered with data solutions provider INQDATA, to offer financial market firms access to comprehensive and accurate historical market data directly within their kdb+ environment, thus increasing performance and reducing infrastructure costs by eliminating the...

Informatica Broadens Databricks Partnership with GenAI Tools

Informatica has deepened its association with Databricks, providing four new products and service integrations that it says will enable customers to implement generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) applications at scale. The basket of new offerings brings together Informatica’s range of AI-powered Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) capabilities within Databricks’ Data Intelligence Platform, the California-based enterprise cloud...

ESMA Good Practices Statement Hides a Warning on Pre-Close Calls

ESMA recently published a statement titled Good practices in relation to pre-close calls. The statement was prompted by media reports and verification by National Competent Authorities (NCAs) of a link between pre-close calls between issuers and analysts and subsequent volatility, in some cases raising suspicion about possible unlawful disclosure of inside information. It should be...

Fenergo launches AI powered CLM with Amazon Bedrock

Fenergo recently launched its AI Powered Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) at Money2020 in Amsterdam. The new CLM solution leverages Amazon Bedrock to enhance operational efficiencies in onboarding, client and counterparty management, and regulatory compliance. This launch comes at a time when financial institutions are grappling with intensifying regulatory pressures and rising costs. Stella Clarke, Chief...

FRTB Compliance – New Rules and Data Challenges for Global Banks

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) was developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as part of the Basel III framework to address several key shortcomings identified in the market risk regulatory framework that existed under Basel II.5. FRTB was finalized in January 2016 and initially scheduled for implementation by January...