Trading Systems Insights


"There has never been a piece of regulation as broad and as far reaching as MiFID II": Matthew Coupe, Director, Market Structure, Barclays and Co-Chair Regional Committee & EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community

20th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Matthew Coupe is director of market structure for the European Markets at Barclays, based in London. He advises the markets division on future regulatory change, forms the advocacy position of the markets division on areas of regulatory change, and engages with politicians, trade associations, regulatory bodies and clients to make sure this is... read more

Financial services and the digitization race: Reinventing customer experience for today's expectations

20th March 2017

Daragh OByrne, VP, Global Head of Marketing & Alliances, Nucleus Software As one of the earliest adopters of information technology, financial institutions used to be at the forefront of technology waves, from mainframes to client server, from branches to ATMs, from passbooks to cards. However, the rate of change in consumer technology... read more

The benefits of complete digital adoption and increased data flow

16th March 2017

Company: Zafin
Chris de Bruin – President, Digital Platforms, Zafin Over the last decade, banks have become increasingly aware that the only path forward is digital. We’ve seen banks launch digital strategies, enhance their digital channels, or even launch “digital arms” to their businesses. But this isn’t enough; banks cannot... read more

Confronting the lack of women in technology

15th March 2017

Christopher Burke, CEO, Brickendon The absence of women in technology – and other senior and executive management roles for that matter – remains a source of controversy and debate. Famous figures such as Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer and Virginia Rometty are widely celebrated as role models – demonstrating that women can make... read more

The increasing importance of CISOs in financial services and the qualities required to succeed in the role

14th March 2017

Vince Warrington, Director, Protective Intelligence On February 16 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services released final cybersecurity regulations that will be codified under 23 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 500 (the ‘Final Rule’). This Final Rule is believed to be the first effort of its kind to formally regulate cybersecurity within... read more

Cash management systems: How to select the right provider in 2017

13th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Cash management is the process of collecting, managing and investing cash. Corporate treasurers and business managers who are responsible for overall cash management will often seek cash management software to help improve efficiency and security. Successful cash management involves avoiding insolvency, reducing days in account receivables,... read more

The power of graph technology for insurance price comparison

9th March 2017

Company: Neo Technology
Emil Eifrem of Neo Technology explains how Wobi, Israel’s best known price comparison website for pensions and insurance, is using graph technology to enhance its service and stay ahead of the competition Graph databases are helping the financial sector innovate new and exciting services because, unlike traditional relational databases,... read more

“Before too long we won’t be using the term ‘in-memory computing’, in-memory computing will just be called computing”: Abe Kleinfeld interview

9th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
In an exclusive interview to bobsguide, the president and CEO of GridGain Systems explains why the speed and scale capabilities of in-memory computing will compel financial services to switch their data solutions. Tell us about your career in fintech. I’ve been in the industry for 38 years, I started out as a software engineer and then... read more

Promised return from data assets under MiFID II

8th March 2017

Ollie Cadman, Head of Product and Strategy for EMEA, Vela Trading Technologies European regulators are tearing down the instinctive, qualitative world of trading and replacing it with a measurable, traceable, transparent trading grid. This rigorous framework is imposed by the re-invented Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II),... read more

Will 2017 be a year of evolution due to revolution? Interview with Andrew Powell, COO, Softek

7th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
With over 30 years’ experience in the financial markets, Andrew Powell, COO of Softek, has a wealth of experience running Technology and Operations functions in a range of businesses. He previously spent 11 years at Merrill Lynch where he held a number of roles including being the Head of Technology in Australia, the Head of Prime... read more