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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in September 2009
Sophis Upgrades Risk Tools for Investment Managers
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
Includes a pre-trade simulation tool that allows investment managers to monitor the potential impact of a trade on portfolio exposure, risk scenarios and pre-trade compliance rules.
Software Polices Employees' Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Posts
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Applies the same content monitoring, archiving rules to social networks as cover email and instant messaging.
Edward Dumas Joins DST Global Solutions as Head of Risk Solutions for North America
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Former State Street risk management executive joins DST Gobal Solutions to help grow the company's risk management business in North America.
Fidessa LatentZero, Ancerno Partner for Post-Trade TCA
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Ancerno has partnered with Fidessa LatentZero to provide access to its Trade-Zoom post-trade application from Fidessa’s Minerva Order and Execution Management System (OEMS).
Parisian Asset Management Firm to Use Imagine Portfolio, Risk Management
News  |  9/28/2009  | 
Mereor Investment Management and Advisor will use Imagine Software's Derivatives.com service.
Kaufman Praises SEC Proposed Ban On Flash Orders, But Seeks Broad Review
News  |  9/24/2009  | 
Senator urges regulator to examine high frequency trading, colocation and dark pools, as well as direct market access.
Northern Trust Enhances Online Risk Reporting
News  |  9/24/2009  | 
Northern Trust’s tools provide risk attribution and VaR analysis.
TradeStation Launches Prime Brokerage Services
News  |  9/24/2009  | 
TradeStation launches prime brokerage division to capitalize on growing need of small and mid-sized hedge funds and investment advisers
Could Social Networks Help Risk Managers?
News  |  9/23/2009  | 
Why current risk models and practices don't work, and whether risk managers will be willing to share ideas in open forums.
Peak6 Investments Deploys FlexPTS for Intra-Day Optimization
News  |  9/22/2009  | 
FlexTrade tailored FlexPTS for Peak6' s ultra-fast hedging and rebalancing instead of portfolio trade scheduling.
JPMorgan, Sophis to Offer Risk Management to Hedge Funds
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
iSophis intended to help hedge funds calculate and manage risk across multiple prime brokerage relationships.
CME and Citadel Turn CDS Joint Venture into Clearing-Only Service
News  |  9/21/2009  | 
CME broadens buy side participation but drops effort to launch electronic trading in credit default swaps.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Hires Numerix for Derivatives Valuation Project
News  |  9/15/2009  | 
Bankrupt firm hires Numerix to conduct real-time valuations in step toward unwinding LBHI's vast derivatives book.
Lambda Capital to Use Imagine Risk, Portfolio Management Software
News  |  9/15/2009  | 
Zurich-based hedge fund will launch with Derivatives.com service.
SuperDerivatives, Calypso Link Systems
News  |  9/14/2009  | 
SuperDerivatives, Calypso together focus on cost control, risk management and workflow in OTC markets.
Oracle Integrates Risk, Performance Reporting Tools for Financial Firms
News  |  9/11/2009  | 
Analytic tools for enterprise performance and for assessing risk, from the former PeopleSoft and Hyperion as well as Oracle's own Reveleus, now work together.
Chi-Tech Selects FTEN's Risk Controls for Pan-European Trading Service
News  |  9/8/2009  | 
Chi-Tech integrates FTEN into MarketPrizm offering to provide risk management as hi-fi trading grows in Europe.
ICE CDS Clearing Houses Reached $2.2 Trillion In Notional Value
News  |  9/3/2009  | 
BNP Paribas was approved as thirteenth CDS clearing member of ICE Trust U.S.
Societe Generale to Use MicroStrategy BI
News  |  9/3/2009  | 
In the wake of the Kerviel fraud, is there any better candidate for improved reporting tools? This is said to be one of the largest business intelligence deployments in France with more than 20,000 users.
Northern Trust Introduces Capital Call Modeling Tool
News  |  9/3/2009  | 
Northern Trust has introduced a reporting service that can help investors in private equity funds anticipate cash flow requirements in the short and medium term, improving their ability to manage the liquidity challenges institutional investors face when presented with sudden demands for capital funding.

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