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Adaptation to the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

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This report examines the EU’s Securities Financing and Transactions Regulation, which is set for full implementation in Q4 2018.

Buyside Trends

Wholesale Financial Markets Companies & Adaptation to the GDPR: Assessing the Potential Costs

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When considering the potential impact that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have on the entirety of the bloc’s corporate economic sector, look no further than the findings…

The Rise of the Non-bank Liquidity Provider

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The growing ability of non-bank spot FX liquidity providers to service client demand in the marketplace came to the fore in 2016’s Euromoney annual spot FX volumes survey results, which…

Best Practices in Buyside Regulation Implementation

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This report explores the ways in which large EU- and UK-based buyside firms can run and execute change management programmes associated with the implementation of and compliance with a spate…

The Rise and Rise of Smart Beta

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While beta is a measure of a fund’s or product’s relative volatility compared to the market as a whole, smart beta is the categorisation of strategies using rule-based screens to…

Sellside Trends

Wholesale Financial Markets Companies & Adaptation to the GDPR: Assessing the Potential Costs

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When considering the potential impact that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have on the entirety of the bloc’s corporate economic sector, look no further than the findings…

The Bonds Electronic Trading Landscape 2017

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This report explores the contemporary electronic bonds trading venue landscape. Quantitative analysis of the bonds e-trading landscape aims to put into context and track the advancement of how the historically…

Trends in Fixed Income Trading 2017

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This report explores the ongoing structural shifts taking place in the corporate and government bonds markets.

The Structure of the Flow FX Market is Stabilising

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Over the past 18 months, GreySpark Partners has observed that the structure of the flow FX market – consisting of spot FX and vanilla OTC swaps, forwards and futures –…

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Digital Industrialisation & Transformation

Digital Industrialisation: Automating the Sellside Product Manufacturing Process

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The so-called digital transformation of the ways in which investment banks operate as businesses overall began more than one decade ago. However, not all of the technology that banks needed…

Breaking the Feudal Model: Digital Transformation in Investment Banking

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Investment banks have traditionally structured their operational activities along discrete business lines, which were traditionally split up by asset class and geography.

The Evolution of Sellside Digitalisation: Developing Holistic Digital Alignment

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The so-called digitalisation of the capital markets arena – in which an increasingly larger number of previously manual processes within investment banks gradually become automated – is an on-going process…

The Payments Landscape in Australia

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In Australia, technology driven innovation and increasing fintech-focused competition is catalysing the digital disruption of the payments landscape.

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Adaptation to the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

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This report examines the EU’s Securities Financing and Transactions Regulation, which is set for full implementation in Q4 2018.

Wholesale Financial Markets Companies & Adaptation to the GDPR: Assessing the Potential Costs

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When considering the potential impact that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could have on the entirety of the bloc’s corporate economic sector, look no further than the findings…

Market Abuse Monitoring Goes Forensic

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For those overseeing the orderly conduct of trading, the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) in mid-2016 introduced some significant challenges.

As EMIR 1.5 Enters into Force, EMIR 2.0 Could Soon Follow

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The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), which was adopted into EU law in 2012 as a new piece of legislation governing OTC derivative trading and transparency across the bloc, is…

Turning Experience into Knowledge

GreySpark Capital Markets Intelligence practice has an established and proven process for building a reliable, holistic knowledge of the capital markets industry.

Technology Trends

Process Automation: Synergy to Drive Operational Change

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As the efficacy of long-established cost-savings and efficiency efforts dry up, financial institutions seeking to transform their business models are increasingly looking to automation technologies to support process workflow optimisation.

Assessing the Cryptocurrency Investment Landscape

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The surging value of cryptocurrencies has featured in many media reports over the summer of 2017. Specifically, the value of Bitcoin quintupled between January 2017 and September 2017, when it…

Buyer’s Guide: Fixed Income Transaction Cost Analysis Solutions

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This buyer’s guide report provides readers with a detailed overview of eight bonds trading transaction cost analysis (TCA) solutions that offer users both post-trade and pre-trade pricing analysis and best…

Buyer’s Guide: Sellside Cash Equities OMS and EMS

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GreySpark Partners presents a report reviewing 10 third-party technology vendor Cash Equities OMS and EMS utilised by the sellside.