Charles Tomlinson

Charles Tomlinson edits SmartBrief newsletters on insurance, finance and legal matters. He served previously as a newspaper editor in South Carolina.

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Volatility likely to reach capital markets eventually, experts say
Volatility likely to reach capital markets eventually, experts say

Capital markets haven't shown much of a response to economic volatility, but that is likely to change, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

Electronic trading has benefited the fixed income markets but still has a great deal of room for growth and improvement, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

SIFMA Annual Meeting Libor panel
SIFMA Annual Meeting Libor panel

Industry groups are working on adjustments made when Ibor alternatives are used as fall-back rates, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is preparing for testing of its digital Common Domain Model, aimed at enhancing automation and efficiency in the industry.

A paper from the the International Swaps and Derivatives Association recommends the liquidation horizon for noncleared derivatives be based on position size in relation to an asset's market depth.

Artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence

Executives explored the present and future of fintech at SIFMA's 2017 Annual Meeting.

Diversity
Diversity

A commitment to diversity should include giving young people more opportunities, said panelists at SIFMA's 2017 Annual Meeting.

Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman
Nasdaq President and CEO Adena Friedman

The environment for initial public offerings seems stronger than it was last year, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said.

Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission

The potential of a narrowly divided Senate emerging from this year's elections would likely result in legislative gridlock that prompts aggressive action from regulators, experts said at the Schwab IMPACT 2016 conference.

Cultural fit and eagerness to learn are crucial factors in hiring young talent at an advisory firm, said panelists at the Schwab IMPACT 2016 conference.