Firms are discovering there is a strong business need for accurate real-time positional data across their organizations. Sapient's Duncan Cooper says access to such data would maximize investment opportunities and ensure that a firm can be fully invested. For some, an Investment Book of Records (IBOR) addresses that need.
White Papers and Research
The Compliance Accelerator for Financial Services will help financial institutions organize,understand and use sophisticated tradeoff analysis and financial modeling to plan and execute responses to changing regulations. The adoption of this accelerator can help dramatically reduce the costs and risks of compliance management,while improving enterprise-wide collaboration and visibility as well as audits and reporting.
Today’s compliance and risk management professionals need monitoring tools that provide them with the same view of the market as the traders whose activity they are monitoring. And it is essential that regulators be able to monitor markets across multiple venues and asset classes, as if they were looking at a single venue. This insightful paper explores the practical and business imperative for cross-market surveillance.
The accuracy and precision of the time delivered to an application program is a key factor. This whitepaper explores the challenges in delivering sub-microsecond accurate time to a Linux program, and it will present IEEE 1588 Precise Time Protocol (PTP) solutions and test data showing how to overcome those challenges.
Even in the current uncertain and volatile markets, the need for performance drives both traditional asset managers and hedge funds. Securing this performance is directly tied to access to liquidity, market conditions, control over orders, and having a broker whose sole interest is to represents their clients. As the attached paper discusses, these issues are largely tied to insight...provided by relationship, rather than machine based trading. I hope you enjoy the read and look forward to discussing it with you.