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UK and European Regulators Seek to Strengthen Cloud Rule Framework

As trading firms seek to leverage the operational benefits presented by cloud hosting and delivery, UK and European regulators are launching initiatives to improve risk management and ensure resilience of financial markets participants’ cloud-based activities. For many trading firms, cloud offers a compelling solution to a growing number of use cases. The Association for Financial...


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UK and European Regulators Seek to Strengthen Cloud Rule Framework

As trading firms seek to leverage the operational benefits presented by cloud hosting and delivery, UK and European regulators are launching initiatives to improve risk management and ensure resilience of financial markets participants’ cloud-based activities. For many trading firms, cloud offers a compelling solution to a growing number of use cases. The Association for Financial...

CIAM Selects Steeleye for Trade Surveillance, Best Execution and Trade Analytics

CIAM, an event driven investment management firm focused on special situations and using activism as one of several tools to unlock shareholder value, has replaced its existing technology set up with SteelEye regulatory compliance and analytics solutions. The firm has licensed SteelEye’s trade surveillance, best execution and core package, which includes record keeping, trade reconstruction...

BMLL Appoints Paul Humphrey as CEO to Drive Up Business Scale

BMLL Technologies, a data engineering and analytics firm initially spun out of the machine learning labs in the engineering department at Cambridge University, has appointed Paul Humphrey as CEO with responsibility to drive up the scale of the business and realise its mission to democratise access to granular market data and analytical products at speed...

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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,…

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FRTB Special Report

FRTB is one of the most sweeping and transformative pieces of regulation to hit the financial markets in the last two decades. With the deadline confirmed as January 2022, this Special Report provides a detailed insight into exactly what the data requirements are for FRTB in its latest (and final) incarnation, and explores what needs to be done in order to meet these needs on a cost-effective and company-wide basis.

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Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open...

Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations

Firms’ reconciliation and exceptions management processes are manually intensive, expensive and prone to error. With rising compliance costs and greater competition narrowing margins in financial services, firms are looking to streamline their reconciliations processes through automation, giving them the opportunity to reduce the number of exceptions they manage and the time it takes to deal...

How to Exploit the Opportunities of Alternative Data

Alternative data is moving into the mainstream, driven by trading desks looking for alpha and more recently by private equity firms and corporate intelligence teams looking to gain market insight. That said, while adoption is increasing and some benefits are being realised, the data does come with caveats including incomplete datasets, poor quality, limited volume,...

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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

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