The Second Coming of the Reference Data Utility
Five years after the financial crisis, the Global Legal Entity Identification System initiative, has renewed interest in solving the reference data issue, long preventing efficiency in the financial supply chain.
Why Market Risk Systems Are Vital to Volcker Rule Compliance
The race is on to reconfigure or implement ongoing position management capabilities, specifically as it relates to extraneous agency positions, writes Daniel Parker of SunGard's capital market business in the second part of his series on the Volcker Rule.
Post-Trade Finally Gets Its Close-Up
Once a back-office function, the post-trade space is now paramount to the success of market participants, infrastructure players and regulators alike.
Where are the Technologists’ Voices in Global Financial Reform?
In an attempt to fix the plumbing of the global financial markets under Dodd Frank with a unique identification code for swaps and counterparties, technology has been an afterthought, writes Allan Grody, President of Financial InterGroup Holdings LLC.