Asset Management Systems Insights


Easing legacy bottlenecks: automating the back office

24th September 2018

Company: FA Solutions
In the back offices of banks and asset managers around the world there are multiple functional entities and processes, which in time, have grown separately and developed their own bottlenecks. The 21st century has introduced topics such as customer experience and regulatory burden, which the existing back office setups do not necessarily support.... read more

New Broadridge CEO: We can help banks create better than any of them could create for themselves

13th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
This week the board of directors at Broadridge announced that Tim Gokey, current president and chief operating officer, will become the company's new chief executive, and Rich Daly, current chief executive, will take on the role of executive chairman of the board. Les Brun, independent chairman of the board becomes lead independent director.... read more

MiFID II Transaction Reporting: where are we now?

10th September 2018

Company: AutoRek
It has been more than six months since the go-live of MiFID II and for most executing firms transaction reporting has become part and parcel of their operational workflows. For those working on transaction reporting, 2018 will have been a mixture of successes and frustrations. In the first half of this year the market data processor (MDP) has... read more

Systems drive trading agenda

6th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Some vendors and brokerage firms claim to provide the best trading systems with diverse functions to assist traders, making it incredibly difficult for those aiming to make a purchase. However, several trading systems stand out of the crowd for their agility and adaptability. Tora Winner of the Trading System of the Year Award 2018, Tora was... read more

Trax and Thomson Reuters team up to tackle systematic internalisers

23rd August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Thomson Reuters announced a partnered with Trax on August 22 to enable systematic internalisers (SIs) to more easily meet their Mifid II reporting and compliance requirements. As part of the agreement, Thomson Reuters will provide Trax with its reference and market data to support Trax’s Mifid II regulatory reporting and SI determination... read more

Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) investment servicing: data management with underlying assets

10th August 2018

Beyond the imperative of return on investment, the entire collective enterprise of PERE investment relies upon collaboration between a growing number of parties; investors, investment managers (IM), management companies, asset servicers, custodians. Further, there is the wider circle that includes regulatory bodies, auditors, tax authorities and... read more

Libor alternatives (and the concerns they raise)

6th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Dubbed “bigger than Brexit” by the Deutsche Bank treasurer, the shift away from the Libor benchmark is unprecedented. Ever since evidence emerged of ‘the Libor Scandal’ back in 2008, and particularly its role in the crisis, global regulators are eager to move away from the benchmark. Libor at a glance The London... read more

Regulators struggle with crypto's decentralization

1st August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Cryptocurrencies still remain on the sidelines of mainstream financial markets, with question marks still being raised over their viability among major market participants.  “I’ve been a crypto fanatic ever since it came out, to be part of the ecosystem, not speculate,” Says Gurjeet Singh, CEO of Palo Alto-based... read more

Enhanced customer onboarding must be a wealth management priority

1st August 2018

Company: Profile Software
Differentiation in delivering advanced customer experience in the wealth management industry is becoming of paramount importance, as the offering is niche and the market needs are constantly changing. To effectively address competitive challenges, Wealth Management firms tend to deploy technologies that stipulate the uniqueness and personalisation... read more

Financial regulators embrace AI and machine learning

30th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
With increasing institutional use of Al and machine learning methods, more and more industry regulators are making use of such software to provide financial stability through services and systemic risk surveillance. Central to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) agenda is their intent to develop “both their technology side... read more