Outdated systems and lax controls expose pension plans to 'operational failure'
Energy firms and software vendors making greater use of cloud computing
Emir and Dodd-Frank are seeing energy companies flock to TriOptima
Sliding profits are prompting banks to take a new look at an old idea – an industry run back-office utility
Ice says a plan to shift the expiry dates of futures and options on Brent crude oil is an important fix that will tighten the link between the physical and futures markets. However, carrying out the necessary changes could be painful for market participants....
Proposals to ensure convergence between futures and physical Brent cause firms to avoid trading long-dated options
Northern Trust appointed to replicate middle- and back-office functions of existing administrator BNY Mellon at $140bn hedge fund
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Regulators could take some time to change the rules surrounding the exchange-traded products involved in the UBS rogue-trading losses, but banks might see an impact soon in capital terms
Industry defends decision to set up recently sidelined TriOptima rates repository and argues voluntary commitments have value
Jean-Michel Godeffroy, chairman of the T2S programme board at the European Central Bank, talks through the future of the settlement platform with Melanie White of ICFA Magazine
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The methods Asian energy and commodities companies use to finance and hedge projects have merged, says Natixis’s Asia-Pacific energy and commodities chief
Singaporean bank suffers IT collapse of front-line and back-up systems
Integrated front- to back-office processes in energy trading still lag those of financial markets considerably, putting energy markets at a big disadvantage. Lianna Brinded takes a look at why this is the case, and whether change is on the way
On October 5, the UK's Financial Services Authority released 09/16, Strengthening Liquidity Standards Policy Statement, the final version of the UK's long-awaited liquidity risk regulation. Carla Mangado explores how this will impact the back office and...
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