TradeWeb, the institutional transaction portal for fixed income securities, has named Chris Smith to lead its European straight-through-processing initiative. In the face of continuing competition in the electronic bond trading arena, TradeWeb has been emphasizing its STP capabilities as an edge over potential rivals. Smith will oversee the launch of TradeWeb’s TradeXpress STP product in Europe, where it is currently in beta test. The system operates alongside TradeWeb’s AccountNet, a web-based standing settlement instructions database. Smith was most recently at Reuters, where he was responsible for the big U.K. vendor’s STP strategy. Before that, he was director of global strategy, planning and marketing at Thomson Financial’s Electronic Settlements Group (ESG), now Omgeo.
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Ex-Reuters STP Executive Smith Emerges at TradeWeb
Recorded Webinar: Trade surveillance: Deploying monitoring and surveillance capabilities for today’s new normal
Let’s face it: The old ways aren’t coming back. A plethora of challenges brought on by the covid-19 pandemic, coupled with unrelenting market volatility and uncertainty, have pushed financial service firms to look for rigorous monitoring and surveillance solutions to meet the demands of the emerging trading landscape. Working from home (WFH) has increased the...
Change at the top as Christian Kromann, SimCorp COO and member of the executive management board since 2019, succeeds long-standing CEO Klaus Holse. The change takes effect tomorrow, 2 September 2021, and marks the end of an era for Holse, who has led the company for nine years. SimCorp says that over the past two...
Trading Tech Summit (TTS) Virtual will look at how trading technology operations can capitalise on recent disruption and leverage technology to find efficiencies in the new normal environment. The crisis has highlighted that the future is digital and cloud based, and the ability to innovate faster and at scale has become critical. As we move into recovery and ‘business as usual’, what changes and technology innovations should the industry adopt to simplify operations and to support speed, agility and flexibility in trading operations.
Our 2015/2016 edition of the BCBS 239 Data Management Handbook has arrived! Printed copies went like hotcakes at our Data Management Summit in New York but you can download your own copy here and get access to detailed information on the principles and implications of BCBS 239 on Data Management. This Handbook provides an at-a-glance...