The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has named Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve System, as chair of the Global Economy Meeting and Economic Consultative Committee. He succeeds Mark Carney. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, becomes chair of the BIS Consultative Council for the Americas. Sir Jon Cunliffe, deputy governor of the Bank of England, becomes chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures. Separately the BCBS selected François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Bank of France, as chair replacing Mario Draghi. ECB president Christine Lagarde becomes a BIS board member.
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Recorded Webinar: Powering Winning Low-Latency Trading Strategies – Gaining an Edge Through Server Performance
This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. Trading firms continue to seek faster execution and lower latencies for their high frequency and algorithmic trading strategies. Beating the competition to trade in today’s fragmented marketplace is crucial to avoid price slippage and to maximise alpha. But the competition isn’t staying still, and...
Fenergo, a provider of digital client lifecycle management solutions (CLM) for financial institutions, continues to build its team with the appointment of Louise O’Connell to the newly created role of chief customer officer. The role is aligned with Fenergo’s strategic goal to become even more client centric and was created to drive a coordinated, client-centric...
Now in its 3rd 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.
It’s hard to believe that as early as the 2009 Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh the industry had recognised the need for greater transparency as part of a wider package of reforms aimed at mitigating the systemic risk posed by the OTC derivatives market. That realisation ultimately led to the Dodd Frank Act, and...