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David Lafferty

INSIGHTS: Opportunities In the Eye of the Brexit Storm

Market volatility brought on by the UK’s historic Brexit vote is no excuse to disengage from portfolio planning, argues David Lafferty of Natixis Global Asset Management.

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Wall Street Poised to Spend $1 Billion on Blockchain in 2016

A Greenwich Associates study takes the pulse of the finserv arena as it brings Blockchain to the capital markets.

On The Move: truePTS Names Zohar Hod its New CEO

The former ICE executive will focus on "innovative" post-trade solutions for the derivatives processing company.

Traiana Goes Live with Barclays and UBS

The addition of two investment banks is aimed to boost volumes of trades and clearing operations.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

OCC Sees Record Clearing Levels

The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.

Brown Exits Omgeo, Arthus Steps In

Longtime Omgeo CEO and president Marianne Brown has stepped down from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. subsidiary and will be replaced by Paula Sausville Arthus.

SunGard's Cloud STP for Alternative Investments

Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators looking to manage incoming and outgoing alternative investment data now have a cloud-based choice from SunGard.

ICE Trade Vault: 4.5M

IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.

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