The US Securities Information Processors’ (SIPs’) Operating Committees have recruited three new members to contribute retail investor perspective to their 11-member Advisory Committee: Chris Nielsen, managing director, Charles Schwab & Co.; W. Todd Watkins, director, E*TRADE Financial; and Matt Billings, managing director, TD Ameritrade. The SIP Operating Committees govern the entities that operate the systems that link the U.S. markets by processing and consolidating all protected equities bid/ask quotes and trades from every registered exchange and FINRA’s Alternative Display Facility (ADF) into a single data feed. The advisory committee meets quarterly with CTA and UTP Operating Committees and the SEC to review SIP performance and discuss policy matters.
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SIP Operating Committees Add Three Advisory Committee Members
Recorded Webinar: Getting ready for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and ESG – what action should asset managers be taking now?
Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment has exploded in recent years, bringing with it regulation and a requirement for buy-side firms to develop ESG strategies and meet disclosure obligations. The sell-side can help here by integrating ESG data with traditional financial information, although the compliance burden remains with asset managers. The EU Sustainable...
By Alexander Dorfmann, Senior Product Manager, SIX. Cast your mind back to around this time 14 years ago, when a certain investment bank’s share price nose-dived amid major concerns that its short-term liabilities were far greater than its liquid assets. That bank was Lehman Brothers, of course, and its downfall was underpinned by a fundamental...
TradingTech 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.
he US may seem to be ahead of the rest of the world in terms of championing the data management cause with the inclusion of reference data focused items in the Dodd-Frank Act, but Europe is not too far behind. Senior European level officials such as European Central Bank (ECB) president Jean-Claude Trichet have taken...