Do-It-Yourself Flash Crash Preventer Kit
Home Depot became the latest Flash Crash poster child in late November with a 10% plunge in its share price, which momentarily wiped $12 billion off of the DIY store’s value.
FIX for Post-Trade Gains Traction: How Far Will It Go?
A group of heavyweight asset managers has collaborated on a solution for non-US trade confirmations and affirmations that is fueling interest in FIX for post-trade use as an alternative to Omgeo's Central Trade Manager.
No Screwups, Please, We’re Banks
Changing a bank's culture is not going to happen overnight, but having the right tools and levers in house will surely make a big difference over time.
7 Pillars of Market Surveillance 2.0
Compliance officers are facing flash crashes, insider trading, market manipulation, and more. Here are seven market surveillance and risk management steps that will help compliance officers sleep better at night.
The Return of Fat Fingers
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.
The Future of FinTech
Making predictions in technology is tricky but there are a couple of prevailing themes that are likely to influence how the industry will evolve over the next five to 10 years.
This is How Banks Need to Manage People Risk
Is your bank leveraging all the key tools of manager enablement: education, preparation, incentivization and data analytics to help minimize the risk of losing your best people?
The Execution Challenge
It's one thing for banks to encourage innovation and transformation, and it's quite another to execute successfully on these strategies.
Risk Transparency, Defined
Despite best efforts to define and commit technology to effective actualization of transparency, the notion of transparency remains vague and is often left to the best efforts of information providers.
Don’t Gamble With Your Financial Close
With the repetitive nature of creating financial statements, you might think the process would be supported by large-scale automation. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case.
Patriot Missiles for the Market
Financial services firms can control wanted behaviors in trading through analysis of fast, big data streams. So why can't these firms use the same technologies to detect unwanted behavior?