SIN – In Icap's World,Offense is the Best Defense Best Defense

Inter-dealer brokers (IDBs) execute about half of all OTC derivatives trades occurring between dealers; the rest, the dealers trade directly between each other. Language in…

TABB Group Pinpoints the OTC Derivatives Regulatory Impact of The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173)

McPartland analyzes the language of the bill, describes what the OTC derivatives reforms can mean for the marketplace and what lies ahead once the Senate passes…

UK Response to Derivatives Reform: Protectionism or Pragmatism?

A TABB Group Commentary.  Download free here. Does the UK have a soft spot for OTC derivatives or do they just have a better grasp…

WS&T – Sell-Side Equity Technology Gets Smarter in 2010

So, the sell side will continue to invest in infrastructure to grow capacity as the market demand for trading U.S. equities grows, but McPartland predicts…

Derivatives Regulatory Update Conference – Jan 13, 2010

Conference focused on “Strategies for the Coming Market Reformation I’m giving the keynote address, which will be an overview of the financial reform legislation passed…

Business demands to outpace trading tech budgets in 2010

McPartland argues that because a completely virtualised and highly utilised infrastructure is still years away for sell-side equities technology, a large gap exists between what…

FTF – Real-Time Risk Workshop on Jan 27, 2010

Opening Roundtable:  Real-Time Risk, Near Real-Time Risk or On-Demand Risk: Which is it and Why? Moderator: Kevin McPartland, Senior Analyst, TABB Group Event Details Here

Securities Industry News – Ten Trading Technology Trends and Tools for 2010

Networking (both intra- and inter- data center). Growing market data message rates and shrinking latency have made networks a key focus of the sell side,…

Advanced Trading – Loopholes in OTC Derivatives Bill?

Even though the House bill is not perfect, McPartland feels, “This is a good thing. This is actually improving transparency,” he says. Still, the details…