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15 Jan 2021 — Virginie O'Shea

Why there’s a similarity between adopting a new physical exercise regime and digitally transforming a business...

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13 Jan 2021 — Bill Hodgson

CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced that they have agreed to combine their post-trade services into a new joint venture.

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08 Jan 2021 — Bill Hodgson

PIMCO, Man Group, IHS Markit, State Street, Microsoft and McKinsey & Company today announced the intention to form a new technology-led company, HUB, to build a cloud-based operating platform aimed at transforming asset managers’ operations technology.

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05 Jan 2021 — Bill Hodgson

The OTC Space talked to Helen Nicol from Vermeg Systems about their new Colline in the Cloud platform. The inteview covers these questions:

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14 Dec 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Buy-side derivatives market participants are now able to fully outsource their entire non-cleared margin workflow, via the market's first end-to-end collateral solution developed by BNY Mellon.

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10 Dec 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has today announced that eight technology vendors have licensed the ISDA Standardized Approach (SA) Benchmarking unit tests to promote consistent implementation of the standardized approach for calculating capital requirements. The eight vendors are ActiveViam, Avera AI (Area 120 at Google), AxiomSL, Calypso, Finastra, FIS, MSCI and Murex.

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LIBOR in 2021
02 Dec 2020 — Bill Hodgson

US regulators have announced that banks should cease entering into any new contracts referencing USD LIBOR from 31st December 2021.

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24 Nov 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Join State Street, Margin Reform and Cassini Systems as they delve into the world of Collateral Optimization; From Buzzword to Reality. 

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20 Nov 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The Fintech Open Source Foundation, together with platinum member Goldman Sachs, today announced the launch of Legend, Goldman’s flagship data management and data governance platform. 

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17 Nov 2020 — Bill Hodgson

PwC has spun out its proprietary intelligent data capture technology to create a new independent business LIKEZERO in a management buy-out backed by Souter Investments, the private equity focussed family investment office and Manfield Partners Limited.

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13 Nov 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Choices for FX traders have been between the simplicity of exchange traded options and the flexibility of OTC options with a gap between the two. CME have provided listed options for some time, but have moved to decrease or eliminate the differences to bring the best of both worlds.

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12 Nov 2020 — Deputy Editor

TransFICC has announced the appointment of Gary Vann as Head of Sales in a year when its workforce has grown by 50%.

Based in London, Gary is responsible for business development globally. An industry veteran, he has worked in Fixed Income sales for over 30 years, most recently at Nasdaq Fixed Income where he was Head of EMEA Sales and Account Management. Previous roles included working at BGC Partners broking US Treasuries and $IRS, at BrokerTec in US and CAD Bond sales, and RMJ Securities as a US Treasury Broker.

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