This report provides an update to GreySpark Partners’ Best Practices in Pre-Trade Risk Controls 2014 report, which assessed the ongoing challenges that increasingly complex electronic execution systems posed to healthy functioning of capital markets.
GreySpark Partners presents a new report examining the drivers behind the increasing adoption of cloud-based services within financial institutions. Since 2010, the cloud computing industry has increased the variety of its offerings for the financial services sector.
This report explains how strategic IT investment in pursuit of compliance with the second iteration of the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) will allow buyside firms to quickly and cost-effectively adapt to future regulatory change.
This opinion piece explores the reasons why GreySpark Partners believes that the forthcoming implementation of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book regulations means that it is imperative that banks rethink their risk infrastructure and develop a plan for compliance.
This report summarises the challenges presented by the second iteration of the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) to buyside firms with European operations in the context of investor protection, and it provides recommendations in terms of what buyside firms must do to comply with the requirements by the implementation deadline.