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OCC: Banks and Thrifts May Provide Custody Services For Crypto Assets

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has published a letter clarifying national banks' and federal savings associations' authority to provide cryptocurrency...

Worldwide Calls for Crypto Asset Taxonomy

The World Federation of Exchanges, the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, today called for a response to the growth of stablecoins by...

Leading Dealers and Buy-Side Firms Join DTCC Margin Transit Utility Community

50 market participant firms are leveraging MTU to automate the margin call process and reduce risks The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today conformed...

Financial Firms Struggled to Maintain Regulatory Compliance Standards

Greenwich Report Analyzes Challenges Facing Market Participants Trying to Maintain Compliance While Trading From Home When COVID-19 shuttered trading floors in March 2020, many buy-side...

SEC Greenlights Investment Fund Delivered in Security Tokens

On July 6, 2020, asset management firm Arca announced that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted it approval under the Investment Company...

Greenwich: Investors Fear Negative Impact from a Financial Transaction Tax

72% of market participants expect harm to retail investors and trading; 65% fear negative impact on personal portfolios; 70% anticipate reduction in their firm’s...

Addressing Uncertainties around OTC Market Data

A diverse and competitive market structure has ensured European equity markets remain robust, according to a recently published study by the Association for Financial...

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...

Abel Noser Ranked as Top Global Fixed Income TCA Provider

Abel Noser Solutions was ranked as the leading global fixed income TCA provider by Greenwich Associates in their 2020 market survey that included firms such as...

Citi, BlackRock Collaborate on Asset Servicing for Mutual Clients

Citi has entered into an alliance with BlackRock, through its Aladdin business, to enhance the delivery of securities services to Citi’s clients who utilize...

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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....

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...

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...

Regulators Urge Use of Existing Standards to Address Cyber Risk

The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions today issued a final report that provides an overview of three internationally recognized cyber standards...