Over the last decade, cash equities trading has experienced a high degree of technological and business consolidation, driven by the downward pressure on margins in cash equities brokerage.
In 2019, EU financial markets regulatory authorities imposed fines and other sanctions on a number of firms and institutions that failed to provide sufficient evidence of their ability to implement effective and efficient market abuse risk management measures.
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.
GreySpark Partners has opened a new office in New York, its first significant presence in the United States, to increase its footprint in a key market and continue support for its US clients. Founded in 2009, GreySpark has rapidly expanded its reach globally and it has now over 85 consultants delivering projects in multiple countries, with New York being the newest hub after Hong Kong, Sydney and Edinburgh. This move gives GreySpark a firm footing in the region, as the US market continues to generate interesting opportunities but is also going through new challenges posed by regulators and the increased.competition.