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Joanna Fields
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Navigating Cybersecurity on a Stretch of "Regulatory Rapids"

In this shared commentary, Aplomb Strategies writes that when considering a firm’s governance structure, a holistic approach makes the most sense.

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On The Move: ITG Picks Andrew Larkin to Lead POSIT Alert Coverage Team

Larkin most recently worked at Bloomberg where he served as a Team Leader for the Tradebook product group.

The IEX Stock Exchange Application: What’s Next?

With the SEC going to the added step of formal proceedings to grant or deny the IEX application, it moves from a letter-writing phase focused on philosophical support or opposition, to a fact-finding inquiry on how IEX would impact our National Market System.

LSE Now Offers Asset Managers Liquidity at Lunchtime: Gadfly

The bourse hit the pause button for two minutes, ushering in for the first time an intra-day auction process in which orders are entered but not automatically executed.

Articles

Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Mixing Soft Dollars and Bitcoin?

A proposal to use the virtual currency for brokerage fees could be too tempting for those in the financial arena.

Buyside Can Now Grade Its Brokers

The buyside can now grade the performance of its brokers, evaluating how the services they provide-such as research, management access or execution-stand up to one another.

EZE Adds TCA

Order and execution management systems vendor Eze Software Group will incorporate Markit's transaction-cost analysis product into its OMS.

Levinson TCA via Charles River

Institutional brokerage S.J. Levinson & Sons and vendor Charles River formed a partnership to distribute Levinson's transaction-cost analysis software through Charles River's trading and portfolio management system.

ConvergEx Offers Real-Time TCA on Child Orders

ConvergEx Group has begun to offer clients detailed transaction-cost analysis in real time for every child order sent, not just the initial order.