GreySpark Partners presents a new report examining the impact of the FRTB on EU-based banks. Set for implementation in 2019, the new Basel regulation will ultimately hinder the ability of the sellside to maintain its regular scope of operations across all asset classes.
GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consultancy, has published a new report — Enhancing Securities Settlement Systems: The Application of Distributed Ledger Technology in Hong Kong — exploring a solution that could be introduced to modernise the current securities and settlement processes and make them more effective.
GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consultancy, has published a new report exploring how banks have become less central to the management of liquidity flows in the spot FX market due to the commoditisation and proliferation of prime brokerage (PB) and direct market access (DMA) services for buyside firms seeking access to dealer-to-dealer (D2D) liquidity pools.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, examining the development of Australia’s payments infrastructure from 1960 to 2017.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, assesses nine technology vendor solutions that target the buyside multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS) space.
In recent years, the cloud computing services space has increased the variety and maturity of its solutions for the financial services sector. A key focus of cloud providers is to facilitate a DevOps environment for their infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clients. As a result, the appeal of cloud technology solutions in terms of cost efficiencies and technological and business flexibility to firms across the financial services sector is increasing.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, examines the market data end-user API abstraction layer that financial institutions can utilise to overcome proprietary market data vendor technologies. The chief focus of the report is the maturing open source initiative called OpenMAMA, which provides the API source code.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, examines the impact to-date of a collection of EU regulations posing a series of operational and business model challenges for the buyside industry in the region and globally. Specifically, the report argues that buyside firms should proactively implement regulatory changes to their businesses on a global basis and manage the compliance processes on an ongoing basis.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, details the advent of robo-advisory services in the investment management space.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, assesses seven technology vendor solutions that address market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk and counterparty risk in the capital markets space. The vendors reviewed in the report are: Calypso, Imagine Software, Murex, MSCI, Orchestrade, Prime Analytics and The Technancial Company.
A new report from GreySpark Partners shows that financial firms cannot afford to relax their vigilance against cyber-attacks on any level. Providing impenetrable cyber-security in today’s vast and interconnected electronic financial services industry is a nearly impossible task, and instituting measures that provide the required level of protection is putting security teams under significant pressure. However, cyber-security is not just an IT issue and it increasingly involves business-side managers, who are becoming more instrumental in focusing investment in financial institutions.
A new report from GreySpark Partners examines strategies that investment banks can use to assess the impact of the second iteration of the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) on the profitability of their trade execution businesses.