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Digital Markets: Closing the Regulatory Gap on All Fronts?

The European Commission is opening multiple fronts to adapt and increase regulatory oversight of digital players in the EU Internal Market. At...

MiCA: EU Commission Publishes Comprehensive Cryptoasset Market Regulation Proposal

The proposed regulation will provide greater consumer and investor protection and lessen the risks of participating in digital finance.

Morgan Stanley to Pay $5 Million for Violations in Prime Brokerage Swaps Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission today confirmed settled charges against Morgan Stanley for violations of Regulation SHO, the regulatory framework governing short...

European ESG Disclosure Requirements for Asset Managers

by Kirsten Lapham, Michael Singh, Amar Unadkat, John Verwey A new European regime on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial...

CFTC Considers New Approach to Regulation of Electronic Trading

by Donna Parisi, Geoffrey B. Goldman, Azam Aziz, Jennifer Oosterbaan Introduction In the wake of considerable...

Canadian Securities Regulators Offer Liquidity Risk Guidance for Investment Funds

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published guidance intended to help investment fund managers develop and maintain effective liquidity risk management frameworks...

Boosting Blockchain: Germany to Introduce Electronic Securities

by Dr. Nick Wittek, Dr. Michael R. Fischer, Martin Schulte, Harriet Territt, Philippe Goutay, Stephen J. Obie, Mark W. Rasmussen

Consolidating Mutual Fund Regulators Would Save up to Half a Billion Dollars

Independent report estimates that a consolidated self-regulator would result in $380M to $490M in savings The Investment Industry Regulatory...

ESMA Proposes to Further Postpone CSDR Settlement Discipline

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has today published a final report on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS)...

CFTC Finalizes Cross-Border Swaps Rule

by Joseph Vebman, Mark D. Young, Jonathan Marcus, Daniel B. O'Connell, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP On July 23, 2020,...

NEWS AND VIEWS

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RESEARCH

Gartner Identifies the Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

Gartner has released its assessment of the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2021. Analysts presented their findings...

Digital Markets: Closing the Regulatory Gap on All Fronts?

The European Commission is opening multiple fronts to adapt and increase regulatory oversight of digital players in the EU Internal Market. At...

SEMINARS

Webinar: The Macro-Economic Environment and Bilateral FX Post-Trade Processing

Steve French, Head of Traiana Product, and Basu Choudhury, Head of Traiana Business Intelligence for Post-Trade & Optimization Services, discuss how recent market events, including increased volatility and active...

XBRL Guides Regulators Building Financial Data Standards Programs

XBRL confirmed this week the publication of the Taxonomy Development Handbook, a guide for regulators, industry experts, and businesses to building data...

FINTECH

Leaders Release Unprecedented Map of Blockchain Standards

The Global Standards Mapping Initiative is the first comprehensive effort to survey blockchain standards, mapping data from over 30 technical standard-setting entities, 185 jurisdictions,...

Gartner Identifies the Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

Gartner has released its assessment of the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2021. Analysts presented their findings...

Digital Markets: Closing the Regulatory Gap on All Fronts?

The European Commission is opening multiple fronts to adapt and increase regulatory oversight of digital players in the EU Internal Market. At...

RMA Calls for Enhanced Infrastructure to Deal with Digital Corporate Actions

The Risk Management Association’s Financial Technology & Automation Committee has published a new thought leadership paper,  “The New Normal | Digital Asset...

SWIFT Report: How Cyber Attackers ‘Cash Out’

By illuminating final stage in money laundering process, BAE Systems report commissioned by SWIFT supports efforts by banks to prevent, detect and...
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CONFERENCES

SEC Commissioner Lee and PwC Vice Chair Bricker to Keynote XBRL US Investor Forum 2020

XBRL US has confirmed that the annual XBRL US Investor Forum 2020, Ready for Anything – Using Data in Perilous Times, will feature two...

Addressing Emerging Operational Risk and Alleviating Data Blind Spots with AI Powered Risk Management | July 15

Date: 15 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The digitalisation of financial services is in full flight, as financial institutions strive...

PUBLICATIONS

10 Best Books for FinOps Professionals

Browsing Amazon for recent books on finance and capital markets, one finds dozens – maybe hundreds – of books on investing, trading, analysis and...

Front-to-Back: Designing and Changing Trade Processing Infrastructure

by Martin Walker In this book, banking and finance expert Martin Walker opens section one with the fundamentals; explaining how capital markets firms make money,...
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SECURITIES FINANCE

Survey: ESG Investing and Securities Lending Can Coexist

A new survey of leading institutional investors released today by The Risk Management Association (RMA) revealed that 95% of respondents believe that...

ISDA Proposes Greater Collaboration Between Derivatives and Securities Finance Markets

ISDA has today published a new whitepaper that identifies opportunities for greater collaboration between derivatives and securities financing transaction (SFT) markets, and...

RMA Calls for Enhanced Infrastructure to Deal with Digital Corporate Actions

The Risk Management Association’s Financial Technology & Automation Committee has published a new thought leadership paper,  “The New Normal | Digital Asset...

Survey: Firms Unprepared to Comply with Uncleared Margin Rules Despite Deadline Extension

Survey reveals that 81% of firms lag in preparations to comply State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today released survey results...

RISK

Central Banks, BIS Publish First Central Bank Digital Currency Report Laying Out Key Requirements

Seven central banks and the BIS release a report assessing the feasibility of publicly available CBDCs in helping central banks deliver their...

ESMA To Recognize Three UK CCPs As of January 1

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, confirmed yesterday that the three central counterparties (CCPs) established in...

EC to Allow Market Participants 18 Months to Reduce UK CCP Exposure

The European Commission has today adopted a time-limited decision to give financial market participants 18 months to reduce their exposure to UK...

SWIFT Report: How Cyber Attackers ‘Cash Out’

By illuminating final stage in money laundering process, BAE Systems report commissioned by SWIFT supports efforts by banks to prevent, detect and...

DATA

DTCC Enhances Access to Critical Money Markets Data as Firms Navigate Heightened Volatility

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) said today that its Money Market Kinetics service has been enhanced to deliver more frequent...

To Find Best Execution, Investors Seek More and Better Data

Buy Side Plans to Request “Look-Through” Data Beyond Scope of New Broker Reporting Rules Equity brokers who scrambled...

Blockchain Utility Aims to Cut Asset Management Data and Analytics Costs by up to 90%

• TURN to cut costs by 80-90% per annum, a much-needed reduction as Covid-19 continues to disrupt global markets and create widespread...

ESMA Consults on MiFIR Reference Data and Transaction Reporting

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has launched a Consultation Paper (CP) reviewing the reference data and transaction...
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LATEST ARTICLES

ISDA Launches New Legal Papers on Smart Contracts and DLT

ISDA and R3 have collaborated with Clifford Chance, Jones Day, Linklaters and McCann FitzGerald to publish four new whitepapers that analyze the legal issues...

DTCC Enhances Access to Critical Money Markets Data as Firms Navigate Heightened Volatility

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) said today that its Money Market Kinetics service has been enhanced to deliver more frequent...

Leaders Release Unprecedented Map of Blockchain Standards

The Global Standards Mapping Initiative is the first comprehensive effort to survey blockchain standards, mapping data from over 30 technical standard-setting entities, 185 jurisdictions,...

Gartner Identifies the Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

Gartner has released its assessment of the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2021. Analysts presented their findings...

Digital Markets: Closing the Regulatory Gap on All Fronts?

The European Commission is opening multiple fronts to adapt and increase regulatory oversight of digital players in the EU Internal Market. At...

To Find Best Execution, Investors Seek More and Better Data

Buy Side Plans to Request “Look-Through” Data Beyond Scope of New Broker Reporting Rules Equity brokers who scrambled...

Central Banks, BIS Publish First Central Bank Digital Currency Report Laying Out Key Requirements

Seven central banks and the BIS release a report assessing the feasibility of publicly available CBDCs in helping central banks deliver their...

MiCA: EU Commission Publishes Comprehensive Cryptoasset Market Regulation Proposal

The proposed regulation will provide greater consumer and investor protection and lessen the risks of participating in digital finance.

Survey: ESG Investing and Securities Lending Can Coexist

A new survey of leading institutional investors released today by The Risk Management Association (RMA) revealed that 95% of respondents believe that...

DTCC Wades into Post-Trade Consulting Biz

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) confirmed this morning that it has launched DTCC Consulting Services, an advisory service to provide...

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10 Best Books for FinOps Professionals

Browsing Amazon for recent books on finance and capital markets, one finds dozens – maybe hundreds – of books on investing, trading, analysis and...

Deutsche Börse Launches Buy-in Agent Service

Deutsche Börse Group said it was taking another important step in its efforts to best support both the financial industry and the regulatory agenda....

Finastra Partners with Xceptor to Automate its Securities Reconciliaton Offering

Finastra confirmed today that it is partnering with Xceptor, an intelligent automation software company, to offer new reconciliation functionality to its securities market customers. Thanks...

SEC Adopts Capital, Margin and Seg Requirements

The Securities and Exchange Commission has taken another significant step toward establishing the regulatory regime for security-based swap dealers by adopting a package of...