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RegTech Summit Calls for Collaboration Between Vendors, Users and Regulators

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit returned to London last week with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and an innovative regtech showcase featuring four newcomers to the market. The event also hosted numerous sponsors exhibiting leading regtech solutions and was joined by over 200 capital markets participants keen to further their knowledge of,…

Stakeholders Must Work Together to Create a RegTech Ecosystem to Support Innovation

Stephane Malrait, Managing Director of Market Structure and Innovation in Financial Markets at ING, urged the industry to join forces to support growth, development and innovation and overcome the high barriers to adoption for regulatory technology solutions in his keynote speech at the opening of A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit at the Tower Hotel in London…

The Evolution of the Multi-Asset Class Trading Desk

By John Greenan, CEO, Alignment Systems Over the past 30 years, the buy-side trading desk has undergone a fundamental transformation, specifically in two linked areas: automation of high-touch and low-touch trading, and the rise of multi-asset class trading. Alignment Systems worked with FactSet to document this transformation with an eye on understanding where the industry…

IPC and RANsquawk Collaborate on Real-Time Audio and Text News Feed

Communications and network solutions provider IPC is collaborating with RANsquawk, a supplier of market information, to offer a real-time audio and text news feed to users of IPC’s Unigy 360 cloud-based software-as-a-service communications and workflow solution. The aim of the collaboration is to help traders using Unigy 360 make better decisions. Users can consume RANsquawk’s…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

CJC Promotes Steven Moreton to Lead Product Development and Hires Karen Love to Drive Business Development

CJC, the London-based specialist in IT managed services and cloud technology for capital markets, has promoted former senior technical director Steven Moreton to the role of global head of product management. It has also appointed Karen Love to drive global business development. Moreton, who has spent nearly twenty years working globally in capital markets across…

Suvrat Bansal Describes Digitalisation at UBS Asset Management

Digitalisation is at the top of the agenda at many large capital markets firms, but how can it be achieved without disruption and with outcomes that benefit your clients, staff and stakeholders? Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation and chief data officer, and managing director at UBS Asset Management, will share his experience of leading a…

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Market-Maker Allston Trading Selects Corvil for Network Data Analytics

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Allston Trading, a market-maker in global energy, commodity and financial futures markets, has selected Corvil to provide network data analytics and reporting that the firm hopes will improve the performance of its trading infrastructure. The firm is using Corvil tools to optimise its market data, trade plant and execution, and…