State Street has started a digital asset pilot with Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian. The pilot builds on ongoing research and development to combine Gemini Custody with State Street’s back office reporting, and performs reporting scenarios on a user’s holdings within Gemini Custody. Initially, the pilot reports holdings of two cryptocurrencies chosen for liquidity reasons. However, it can be adapted to report on holdings of other digital assets, such as security tokens. It allows users to consolidate the reporting of digital assets serviced by Gemini, an independent digital asset custodian, with traditional assets serviced by State Street.
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Upcoming Webinar: High noon for surveillance: resolving tension between the costs of false positives, challenges of calibration, and compliance
Date: 30 January 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET When it comes to trade surveillance, regulators want firms to do their own alert calibration, examine all alerts, and keep auditable records. Firms need to balance the real cost of false positives with the technical challenge and risk of self-calibrating and auto-calibrating,...
The playing field on which financial services firms are contending is changing. Past competitive playing fields, such as alpha generation or trading strategies, are becoming less important ways for firms to generate revenue – and instead, in their bread-and-butter businesses, firms are focused on either reducing or optimising costs. And technology is playing a major...
Now in its 4th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
The highly specialised realm of high frequency trading without doubt is a great driver for a range of high performance technologies that are becoming essential tools for Wall Street. More so than the now somewhat pedestrian algorithmic trading and analytics/pricing applications that are usually cited as the reason that HPC is hitting the financial markets,...