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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Risk Management posted in July 2008
Post-SocGen, Firms Increase Focus on Risk
News  |  7/31/2008  | 
Better communications and same-day affirmation for derivatives trading are among major concerns for financial firms who want to reduce risk.
Markit Hires Morgan Stanley Credit Head
News  |  7/29/2008  | 
Armins Rusis joins Markit's executive board after 17 years with Morgan Stanley.
Charles Schwab Launches Virtual Community for Active Traders
News  |  7/29/2008  | 
Exclusive environment lets clients blog, access live Webinars and share ideas about trading strategies and tactics.
Google Tech Chief Joins Armanta Board
News  |  7/29/2008  | 
GE Asset Management Enabling a Mobile Workforce
News  |  7/28/2008  | 
Karen Higgins-Carter
Former Ameritrade CIO Richard Rzasa Has a New Life(Lock)
News  |  7/27/2008  | 
Twenty-four year securities industry veteran joins ID theft protection vendor as CIO
Mismi Inc. Develops New ATS with Portfolio-Level Controls
News  |  7/23/2008  | 
Dark pool will allow traders to set constraints and execute lists through the crossing network.
Clearwater Launches Money Fund Transparency Platform
News  |  7/22/2008  | 
After burning their fingers on mortgage-backed securities, and with financial markets still in turmoil, investors are demanding greater transparency, Clearwater says.
In a Matter of Months, CIOs’ Agendas Turned Upside Down
Commentary  |  7/22/2008  | 
Early in the summer of 2007, Wall Street was counting its good fortune. In early summer 2008, the markets are still trying to figure out what went wrong.
Rabobank and Financial Objects to Develop Counterparty Risk Solution
News  |  7/21/2008  | 
Move will see Rabobank upgrade entire credit risk management platform.
SimCorp Integrates XpressInstruments to Reduce Risk
News  |  7/21/2008  | 
SimCorp incorporated XpressInstruments into its investment management system, saying users will benefit from reduced operational risk.
Former CIO Gavazzi Launches Risk Alert Provider
News  |  7/21/2008  | 
Trent Gavazzi, a former Wall Street CIO, has launced QuickWaters Software, a consolidated risk management alert software provider.
BNY Chooses NYFIX's Newest FIX Engine
News  |  7/15/2008  | 
U.S. Bank Spending On Fraud and Authentication Is Rising
News  |  7/14/2008  | 
Gartner survey reveals increase in spending not due to red flag rules.
Investment Firm's Massive Data Breach Caused by File-Sharing
News  |  7/10/2008  | 
A data breach at an investment firm has thrown the spotlight on the dangers of allowing employees to use popular online file-sharing software such as LimeWire, after an incident saw an employee use the service to trade music or a movie, and unwittingly expose his organization's entire database to potential criminals.
Wall Street Firms’ IT Spending Still Rising, According to SIFMA/IBM Survey
News  |  7/10/2008  | 
Despite fears over implementation costs and skills shortage, top financial firms are still investing in technology, especially for risk management.
SEC Slams Credit Rating Agencies
News  |  7/9/2008  | 
Agency finds fault with rating firms' practices, investor disclosures.

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