Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

CFTC: U.S. futures firms may deposit client money with U.K. companies

8/29/2014

  • FOW magazine online (subscription required)

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is permitting futures banks and brokers in the U.S. to deposit customers' money with investment firms licensed in the U.K. The guidance is the first on Europe … Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Volume surges for China-related derivatives

8/28/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The volume of China-related exchange-traded funds, futures and warrants has increased significantly during the past two months. Investors are preparing for the October launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

New rules present arbitrageurs with challenges

8/29/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Regulatory changes are making it difficult for arbitrageurs to take advantage of price dislocation, potentially causing a larger distortion and greater market volatility, experts say. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

NYC prepares for pre-kindergarten expansion

8/29/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

New York City is making a major effort to prepare for a smooth launch for its free pre-kindergarten program. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is getting close to its goal of having 53,000 children e… Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief

News on capital markets, wealth management and the financial services industry

SIFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

MSRB's proposed MA supervision rule prompts concerns

8/29/2014

  • Bond Buyer (special access for readers of SIFMA SmartBrief), The

Municipal bond groups told the Securities and Exchange Commission that the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board has failed to address their concerns in its proposed supervision rule for municipal adv… Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Operations and technology news specific to securities firms, banks and asset managers

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Published in partnership with: SIFMA

The power of post-trade FIX

8/27/2014

  • Traders Magazine Online

Post-trade operations have long been dominated by old-fashioned technology or even manual processes -- but that's starting to change. Some buyside groups are now adapting FIX for post-trade purposes, … Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Ukrainian tension leaves Asian-Pacific markets mixed

8/29/2014

  • CNBC

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Friday as investors reacted to a report that more than 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine. Japan's Nikkei 225 declined 0.2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and Aus… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

The latest Asia Pacific investment news and trends

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

U.K. tops Europe in renminbi payments

8/28/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

The U.K. led Europe in renminbi payments over the past year, with 123.6% growth as of July, followed by Germany where payments also more than doubled with a 116% gain. Overall, Europe logged 10% of re… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

South Africa's experience with internal versus standard models

8/25/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

There are several parallels between the way insurers governed by Solvency II are dealing with the use of models to calculate regulatory capital and similar events in South Africa. The experiences in b… Read More

Toigo SmartBrief

News stories on diversity leadership and talent and development issues affecting the financial services community

Toigo SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Robert Toigo Foundation

How to thrive when co-workers don't speak the same language

8/15/2014

  • Glass Hammer blog, The

Diverse, multinational workforces can bring linguistic challenges, writes Cathie Ericson. It's helpful to make it clear which language a meeting will be held in and to be sensitive to the potential po… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Commentary: Robust risk-management function needs organizational focus

8/27/2014

  • Forbes

Establishing a robust risk-management system from an organizational perspective should begin with a "cross-functional, senior team" conducting an external risk assessment, writes Alison Taylor of Cont… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

VCs put more money into life sciences startups

8/26/2014

  • Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry online

Venture capital investment in life sciences startups rose sharply in the second quarter, reaching $2.5 billion, but the number of companies receiving funds stayed relatively flat. The focus was on lat… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

SEC data show increase in regulatory assets

8/25/2014

  • Bloomberg Brief

The Securities and Exchange Commission says that regulatory assets under management at funds registered with the agency reached $8.9 trillion during the 12-month period that ended in May 2014, up from… Read More