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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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BBVA and BBVA Bancomer Deploy DLT-based FX Matching Pilot

The application, which runs on R3's Corda platform and is facilitated by Calypso's Cloud Services, has already been used by the two banks to match a live FX trade.

NEX and Baton Systems Create New Post-Trade FX Solution

The solution combines NEX Optimisation’s existing matching and confirmation services and enriches the resulting client data with Baton’s settlement and payments services. The solution will go live in Q1 2018.

FCA Publishes ICO Primer and Investor Warning

The Financial Conduct Authority, the governing regulator of over 55,000 financial firs in the UK, issued a statement detailing initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and a consumer warning about the risks of investing in them.

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.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.