Finra highlights possibilities of blockchain tech for the securities industry

Finra examines blockchain

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra), a non-governmental organisation that regulates member brokerage firms and exchange markets in the US, has published an extensive report, evaluating the implications of blockchain for the securities industry.

AxiomSL adds Raymond James to customer list

Raymond James

AxiomSL, a regulatory reporting and risk management software vendor, has added financial services firm Raymond James to its customer list.

Thesys awarded major tech contract to track all US stock and options orders

HFT provides benefits now

Thesys Technologies, trading technologies and analytics software specialist, has won the contract to build a new system for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to track and store all stock and options orders and transactions.

Single point of access to all real-time payments schemes worldwide from ACI

Real-time payments are coming to you

Payments software and services vendor ACI Worldwide says its latest version of UP Immediate Payments provides “single point of access to all immediate payments schemes globally”.

Aperio to revamp investment management ops with Linedata

US flag

Aperio Group, $16 billion investment manager in California, has selected investment management software from Linedata.

First Oklahoma FCU in core banking and digital software revamp with Fiserv

Core banking software modernisation in Oklahoma

First Oklahoma Federal Credit Union, the oldest credit union in the state, has embarked on a major tech overhaul. It will implement Fiserv’s Portico core processing system and a suite of digital solutions.

The White House unveils fintech framework for US

The White House

The National Economic Council (NEC) of the US, part of the Office of White House Policy, has published a whitepaper, “A Framework for Fintech”.

Transatlantic trio gets tough on financial crime

US Europe

A three-way alliance of legal firms is helping Europeans call out financial wrongdoing and benefit from US whistleblower laws. New York-based Meissner & Associates is collaborating with Stuttgart/Berlin-based Naegele and London-based Brahams Dutt Badrick French (BDBF) to create the new transatlantic initiative, the “first of its kind”. The plan is to help employees, suppliers and […]

US core banking software projects: win for DCI, go-live for Symitar

US banks and credit unions modernise there core tech

Kansas-based banking software developer, Data Centre Inc (DCI), has signed a new client, The First National Bank in Falfurrias, Texas. Jack Henry’s Symitar division has completed a core conversion at Sun East Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania.

Silicon Valley reckons it can give AI a conscience

The robots are coming...

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman is one of a host of investors bank-rolling a new initiative to develop ethics and governance standards for artificial intelligence (AI), reports The $27 million Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, which also features Omidyar Network as a founder, will be built around not only engineers and corporations, but […]