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08 Oct 2019 — Liam Huxley

Tradeweb and Cassini have announced an industry-changing alliance. Front office users now have access to Cassini’s pre-trade analytics within Tradeweb's RFQ screens. With increasing cost pressure firms need the best tools pre-trade to achieve a competitive advantage and remain in compliance with regulations.

In this webinar series you wil learn about the benefits of pre-trade analytics, which include: 

  • Reduced trade costs
  • Best Execution & optimized IM directly in the Tradeweb UI
  • IM Calculation for all FCM-CCP routes
  • Validated impact of new trades on IM & operational limits
  • Easily expanded to include best collateral, funding costs & all broker & CCP fees
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Hudson Fintech
03 Oct 2019 — Bill Hodgson

Hudson Fintech, the London-based technology firm, today announced the launch of its new front office technology platform for sell-side and buy-side institutions trading in the Repo markets. The platform supports all aspects of Repo trading and has been developed to offer clients maximum flexibility, increased customisation and faster release cycles. 

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02 Oct 2019 — Bill Hodgson

Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), announced its collaboration with two leading margin optimisation providers, Cassini Systems and OpenGamma, to offer clients a choice of best-of-breed vendor access to life-cycle cost analytics, including initial margin, collateral, clearing fees, brokerage and trading costs.

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19 Sep 2019 — Richard Gomm

Once upon a time, in a regulatory landscape far, far away…

This may sound like an opening to a fairy tale, however the reality is that the regulatory landscape is now beyond recognition for even the most grizzled and battle hardened of collateral managers.

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10 Sep 2019 — Bill Hodgson

In Q2 of 2019, WBR Insights surveyed 100 COOs, CTOs, CIOs and those of equal standing from across the globe to find out more about how they’re implementing innovative technology to transform their organisations.

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04 Sep 2019 — Malavika Solanki

If your firm is in the OTC interest rate derivative creation process, an important deadline is looming just after the ‘back to school’ period this September.

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30 Aug 2019 — Allan D. Grody

It is over a decade since the CFTC and SEC along with the newly organized US Treasury’s Office of Financial Research called for a legal entity identifier (LEI) for all those financial market participants involved in the newly regulated OTC Derivatives markets.

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19 Aug 2019 — Bill Hodgson

The OTC Space is will be at the Capital Markets Innovation Summit (CMIS) "the only conference for COOs and heads of innovation from Europe's top investment banks". Come along and meet us to catch up

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16 Aug 2019 — Bill Hodgson

We thought you should be aware of a video produced by DRS which describes updates to the ISDA and custodian documentation for UMR. These updates form the 'next generation' of documentation intended to make re-papering for UMR easier for firms going forward. The video is 36 minutes long and includes nice diagrams.

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IM THRESHOLD
12 Aug 2019 — Liam Huxley

UMR Phase 5 will have a significant capital impact on in-scope firms’ trading performance. To address this impact, firms need to treat it as a trading risk management process and have calculation tools in their front-office trade workflow that provide transparency and control over the impact of IM. Liam Huxley, CEO and Founder and Samuel Hyman, Head of Americas at Cassini Systems,discuss the benefits of pre-trade and intra-day/end-of-day analysis and collateral optimisation as affected firms prepare for the UMR deadline next year.

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09 Aug 2019 — Rajesh Sadhwani

The replacement of the Interbank Offered Rates (IBORs) will have a major impact on financial services firms around the world, and regulatory agencies are pressuring institutions to begin their transitions to alternate or reformed benchmark rates ahead of a proposed 2021 deadline.

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06 Aug 2019 — Rob Hill

 

The Fixed Income and Derivatives market is in the midst of fundamental change, as trading migrates away from the phone and onto electronic venues. This move to e-trading has been triggered by the need to capture accurate data and report it to the regulators, combined with the need for liquidity, and the ongoing demand for efficiency gains in the middle- and back-office.

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