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Buy Side Responds to Esma on Clearing Swaps

08.20.2014

Asset management firms have welcomed the introduction of mandatory clearing for over-the-counter derivatives in Europe but expressed concerns on the … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Danny Friel, ISE Holdings

08.20.2014

Danny Friel is chief information officer of International Securities Exchange, the fourth-largest U.S. options exchange operator. Read more

OPINION: On Reaching the Summit

08.20.2014

John Waechter, managing director and partner at Delafield Hambrecht, a fund manager based in Seattle that invests primarily in U.S. … Read more

Pensions Adopt Alternative Bond Strategies

08.19.2014

With strong market returns in recent years, many pension plans have experienced improvements in their funding status, said Rob Waldner, … Read more

Electronic Bond Trading Takes Root Among Buy Side

08.19.2014

Electronic trading continues to grow across the fixed income sector. In a market that was previously dominated by direct relationships … Read more

New Emir Reporting Requirements Kick In

08.19.2014

Trade repositories have received millions of valuation reports under the new reporting regulations which came into effect under the European … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Hazem Dawani, OptionsCity

08.19.2014

Hazem Dawani is chief executive of OptionsCity Software, which provides pricing, risk management, execution and automated systems for options trading. Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Jake Loveless, Lucera

08.19.2014

Jake Loveless is chief executive of Lucera, which provides financial infrastructure and network products and services. Read more

KYC Compliance Burden Falls on Banks

08.18.2014

‘Know Your Customer’ regulations are compelling banks and corporations to develop methods for speeding the on-boarding and remediation processes for … Read more

MFA Asks for Clearing Harmonization

08.18.2014

The Managed Funds Association, which represents the global alternative investment industry, has asked Europe to recognise central counterparties from other … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Alex Tsigutkin, AxiomSL

08.18.2014

Alex Tsigutkin is chief executive of AxiomSL, which provides regulatory-reporting and compliance technology. Read more

Sapient Warns on Trade Reporting 

08.15.2014

Sapient Global Markets, the consultancy, warned that regulators will be unable to identify systemic risks until there are global standards … Read more

Making Sense of Market Structure

08.15.2014

In the U.S. equity market, with internalization, dark pools, and 11 exchanges, an order may have many different stops before … Read more

Technology Cuts Investor-Communication Costs

08.15.2014

Technology for investor communications and proxy voting contributed to record savings for corporate issuers in the 2014 proxy season, helping … Read more

FCMs Risk Stiff Penalties for Compliance Lapses

08.14.2014

Futures commission merchants and swap dealers could be at risk for civil or legal actions if it’s later found that … Read more

DTCC Creates Settlement Roadmap

08.14.2014

Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., the central securities depository of the U.S., has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed … Read more

Morningstar Supports New Regulation for European Fund Managers

08.14.2014

Morningstar, the fund research company, argued that new regulations will boost the European asset management … Read more

Summer C-Level Series: Brian Sentance, Xenomorph

08.14.2014

Brian Sentance is chief executive officer of Xenomorph, a provider of analytics and data-management products. Read more

OPINION: Trade Reporting, What Is It Good For?

08.13.2014

Since February, both sides of derivatives deals in Europe have been required to report over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives to one … Read more

The Incredible Shrinking Prime Broker

08.13.2014

Reports that Goldman Sachs is cutting ties with smaller hedge funds in its prime brokerage business come as no surprise … Read more


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