Analysis

AFTAs 2017: Best Mobile Strategy—Janus Henderson

Janus Henderson, the merged entity comprising Janus Capital and London-based Henderson Group, wins its first AFTA thanks to its Quantum Global offering, the firm’s risk management, research, and portfolio analysis tool, which has been used by the…

AFTAs 2017: Best Data Management Initiative—Deutsche Bank

Since its launch two-and-a-half years ago, 7,800 data issues have been registered; 4,900 data issues have been consolidated; 1,100 data issues have been resolved; and 1,800 issues remain open and visible, each with a descriptive business case allowing…

AFTAs 2017: Best Risk Management Initiative—TD Securities

Coming next September are the IM requirements for uncleared swaps. Neal says that without this system, “there is no way we would have been able to be flexible enough to be able to support things [that] we’re having to do for initial margin [calculations]…

AFTAs 2017: Best Trading Infrastructure Provider—Cobalt

Post-trade shared-ledger platform Cobalt wins this year’s best trading infrastructure provider at the AFTAs, knocking off previous winner, Trumid Financial. The win comes down to Cobalt’s private network that leverages distributed-ledger technology (DLT)…

AFTAs 2017: Best Cloud Initiative—Northern Trust

It’s easy to think that after years of discussion, cloud is old hat for financial services firms. But the process of fully moving to a cloud-based architecture requires not only a change in technology but also in the mindset of developers, as Northern…

AFTAs 2017: Best Reporting Initiative—State Street Corporation

From June 2018, the largest registered investment companies—those with net-asset values of over $1 billion—will be required to comply with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rule. Existing forms,…

AFTAs 2017: Best IT Integration Initiative—Cowen

When Cowen announced that it was acquiring Convergex in April 2017, it was looking for a swift close to the deal—in just three months, the agency broker would become a full part of its new parent, renamed and rebadged to reflect that change. For CIO Ann…

AFTAs 2017: Best Use of the Agile Methodology—Confluence

The prominence of the Agile development methodology has exploded within the financial technology sphere in recent years as both vendor and end-user firms have looked to release new functionality on a continual basis, with release cycles being reduced to…

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: