Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

FSB Asia group focuses on safety of OTC swaps market

8/28/2014

  • AutomatedTrader.net

Members of the Financial Stability Board's Regional Consultative Group for Asia recently met in Japan to discuss policy priorities. For example, the group plans to focus on improving the safety of ove… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Banks get ready for ECB cash auction

8/28/2014

  • Bloomberg

Eurozone banks are submitting loan data as they prepare for the European Central Bank's auction of cash intended to prod growth by expanding credit to businesses and households. One analyst estimates … Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Reproposed margin requirements for swaps are expected

8/28/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Next week, the Federal Reserve, the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. are expected to repropose a rule that would require U.S. firms conducting certain swaps transact… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Students create their own college-info computer apps

8/28/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Undergraduates at New York-area institutions of higher education are creating computer applications that do a better job of delivering information than the ones provided by their universities. At Rutg… 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

SEC makes ABS-disclosure exception for private debt

8/28/2014

  • Bloomberg

Issuers of private debt securities are not required to furnish buyers with the same information provided for publicly registered debt, the Securities and Exchange Commission said as part of a unanimou… 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

Asian markets slump with little news to guide investors

8/28/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Most Asian-Pacific markets declined in light trading Thursday. Japan's Nikkei 225 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each fell 0.5%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gave up 0.7%. China's Shanghai Composite slid … 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

Health-tech startups put Google Glass to work

8/26/2014

  • Modern Healthcare (free registration)

Several technology startups are working on ways to use Google Glass in health care. These companies are pioneering new approaches to transmitting information and video, allowing better consultations a… 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