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Strategies for migration to the cloud in financial services


Strategies for migration to the cloud in financial services

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Compliance Science Selects AIM Software for EDM

Governance platform chooses GAIN to manage securities master


Buy or Die? Capital Markets M&A Activity Ramps Up

After a quiet number of years, a recent spate of M&A activity has re-shaped the financial technology landscape as large technology providers respond to market demand for new technologies by acquiring smaller, more innovative players. But what makes a firm a desirable target for acquisition, what’s lost and what’s gained in the wake of an acquisition, and is there evidence of a common blueprint for successful integration? In the first of a two-part feature, David Dawkins talks through the positives and the pitfalls of such initiatives with key industry insiders.


Beyond the Credit Crunch: The New Credit Risk Landscape

John Brazier takes a look at the credit risk space to find out what has really changed since the credit crunch.


The Finite Sunshine of the Cyber Mind

Anthony Malakian spent the morning at a recent cyber security event and reports on where the industry stands when it comes to defending itself from hackers.

Analysis & Opinion

Q&A: Enterprise-wide Risk Management Part I

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Q&A: Enterprise-wide Risk Management Part I

Managing risk accurately and transparently across the entire organization is a huge challenge for all capital markets firms.

Max Bowie: Are You a Governator?

While the ideas of managing and governing something may initially sound the same, there’s a logistical and practical chasm between them. However, as the post of chief data officer evolves, Max says new approaches are bridging—if not closing—the chasm.

Anthony Malakian: To Insure or Not to Insure

At a recent conference hosted by Waters, panelists debated the need for taking out cyber insurance. Anthony says this is an area where there is no right answer, other than making sure that you have a well thought-out plan.

Michael Shashoua: Message Received

Know-your-customer data concerns have registered a greater presence on the industry’s radar, as seen in the agenda for Sibos this month. Michael Shashoua analyzes what efforts KYC data will require, and how communication can be crucial to data governance plans.

Tim Bourgaize Murray: Heads of Trading, Back with a Vengeance

After profiling JPMorgan Asset Management’s Curt Engler, Tim ponders the potential and consequences of Luminex, Plato Partnership and other buy-side consortia seeking to build their own dark pools. Can they deliver on their massive potential?

Inexact Science: When, If Ever, Should Intuition Trump AI?

A panel at the Chicago Trading and Architecture Summit 2015 discusses whether success in the capital markets is now more about science than business.

Special Reports

Datafeeds special report

July 2015 -- sponsored by S&P Capital IQ


Risk Data Aggregation special report

August 2015 -- sponsored by Thomson Reuters Click here to download the PDF Definitions and Organization...


Corporate Actions special report

August 2015 -- sponsored by AIM Software, SunGard and Thomson Reuters Click here to download the PDF...


Managed Services Special Report

Special report focuses on the business benefits of contracting specialist providers to manage mission-critical services.

Web seminars & Events
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Buy-Side Technology North American Summit

Location: New York, USA

WatersTechnology group is proud to announce the Buy-Side Technology North American Summit. At this event you will hear updates from leading practitioners on subjects such as High Frequency Trading and Smart Order Routing.

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European Regulation Roadshow - Frankfurt

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

We are delighted to announce the Frankfurt Regulation Roadshow 2015 which will take place on 14th October 2015 in Frankfurt. The event will be hosted by Chris Johnson, Head of Product Management, Market Data Services, HSBC Securities Services and WatersTechnology, IMD and IRD.

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Evaluated Pricing: The Demand For Due Diligence

Location: London, UK

What are clients looking for when doing due diligence on an evaluated pricing service? What controls does the vendor have? What questions should they be asking?These are just some of the questions that will be answered during our next Live webcast. Join us on 22nd October to hear more!

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