Complexities Make Boards Worry
The emerging popularity of complex financial instruments is of major concern to financial institutions, as they'll be forced to respond to this increased demand via new products, revamped infrastructure and, perhaps most importantly, regulatory compliance, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers (New York) survey.
Ready for FFIEC
A new report from Boston-based Aite Group shows that the financial services industry is geared up for the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) end-of-year deadline for outlining a plan for stronger online authentication.
The World After MiFID
London-based consultancy LogicaCMG explores the potential impacts of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) and forecasts three scenarios that may play out in the E.U.'s capital markets over the next five years
FSIs Care More About Compliance
New research out of the Business Performance Management Forum (Palo Alto, Calif.) verifies the financial services industry's high prioritization of compliance as a business function.
Hedge Funds Huddle Up
Cory Levine, Wall Street & Technology
The alternative investment industry is getting ahead of the regulatory curve by forming an association focused on addressing legislative compliance and regulatory developments - the Alternative Investments Compliance Association (AICA). The effort has been organized by service provider HedgeOp Compliance and was founded by representatives from more than 10 alternative investment firms with a combin