Technology

262 white papers and resources

Fair valuations - what lies beneath

This whitepaper focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing buy-side and sell-side firms when it comes to determining fair valuations for complex and thinly-traded securities like certain derivatives and fixed income instruments. It highlights the difficulties facing capital markets firms…

The Digitalization of Sell-Side Risk Management

This white paper describes a series of trends in risk management being shaped by the recent wave of volatility, onslaught of regulatory requirements, ever-increasing data, and market structure changes impacting sell-side institutions. Among them, the focus on risk system upgrades and requirements…

Moving forward with Libor transition and Ibor reform

This report provides a guide to figuring out what is at stake with Libor and other interbank offered rates (Ibors). It addresses the challenges and risks, the development of alternative data or reference rates, and begins the process of replacing Libor well ahead of the expected end-2021 deadline.

Innovation and the fight against financial crime

Last year’s global report on the true cost of financial crime revealed its impact, not just on companies and governments, but also the human victims exploited by criminal gangs which launder their gains through the financial system. This year we shift our focus onto another critical area,…

SmartStream Breathes Life into AIR

This research paper examines the results of a recent survey conducted by WatersTechnology in association with SmartStream. It charts the progress of SmartStream AIR, from its inception to its launch, and focuses on the new ground it breaks in what is historically a complex, expensive and invariably…