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ISDA Publishes SBS Protocol Agreement

18/05/2021

NEW YORK, May 18, 2021 – The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has today launched the ISDA 2021 Security-based Swaps (SBS) Protocol Agreement, aimed at helping firms meet certain rules develop...

Coinbase’s Listing on Nasdaq signals Crypto adoption

22/03/2021

Coinbase recently hit a pre-IPO valuation of $90 billion at a Nasdaq Private Market auction earlier this month, according to a report by Bloomberg. Shares were reported to have traded for $350 each. Although initiall...

ISDA Publishes SBS Top-Up Protocol for SEC Dodd-Frank Rules

15/03/2021

NEW YORK, March 15, 2021 – The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has today launched the ISDA 2021 Security-based Swaps (SBS) Top-Up Protocol, intended to help firms comply with certain SBS rul...

Crypto – popular in the US, Russia, Nigeria and a few other countries

02/03/2021

In late 2020 we covered a story with TradingView about some of the most popular assets investors were looking at in 2020. Bitcoin trended highest in California for instance, while Tesla won in Texas. https://twitter...

Blue Waves and the Regulator, Biden’s first picks

20/01/2021

Joe Biden has a lot of people to thank for his election as President, and not just Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, but a whole host of others who helped him become the latest POTUS. With the Democrats making Blue W...

Is the SEC fallout the end of the road for XRP?

14/01/2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently filed a lawsuit against Ripple, a San Francisco based cryptocurrency payment company, for selling unregistered securities. The SEC accuses Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghou...

Why was 2020 Great for Investment Banking?

For all its challenges, 2020 was a great year for Investment Banking. JP Morgan kept top spot, while Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse both continued to do exceptionally in equities markets, according to a report in the F...

As Bitcoin hits record high – are we entering the Paytech Era?

16/12/2020

As the valuation of Bitcoin reached an all-time high of over $20,000 USD today (surpassing the previous record from 2017), it can no longer be ignored just how meaningful cryptocurrencies are. This is a new era of payme...

Talking about Regulations & Technology with NICE Actimize

We have seen huge fluctuations in capital markets throughout 2020. To keep the markets open throughout the lockdown, companies had to move masses of employees to work from home creating a whole new list of regulatory re...

The Regulator and the Algorithms

You don’t need to have a degree in macro economics to know that algorithms, machine learning and artificial intelligence are still treated by some as a step into the unknown. It's not just Financial Institutions, but al...

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