As a member of Fidessa's derivatives team, Mike is focused on the multi-asset trading requirements of global and regional FCMs, money managers and commodity trading houses. He has extensive experience in the listed derivatives trading business having begun his career as a Chicago-based execution trader, before moving onto the floor where he spent 4 years as an independent trader active in the fixed income and commodity markets. He subsequently spent eleven years in business development and product specialist roles in the vendor space.
Innovation and technology usually go hand in hand. Therefore, for innovation to be fully realized, the technology that enables the innovation must be adopted as well. During the last 5 years, we have had innovations from Google, Apple, Read more »
We have started to see the devastating impact the Coronavirus will have on our economy. The travel, leisure and hospitality industry redundancies are rapidly mounting up with restaurant and bar owners facing no option but to shut up Read more »
A UK business could be eligible for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as set out by the UK Government. However, it appears that despite the Government’s best intentions, this scheme is not working in practice and some urgent Read more »
Investors, both private and institutional, are excited about investing in fintechs that are in the payments services business. What are the issues that really should matter to you, as a client? In 2019, institutional investors Read more »
How Digital Transformation is reshaping competition in financial services The message is clear and it’s coming at us from all sides: digitalize now. No business unit seems to be immune to the onslaught of cloud-based, AI-driven, real-time, Read more »
Changes to the commercial agent exemption require action, but they will bring benefits to all involved You may not have heard of the ‘commercial agent exemption', but if you have an online marketplace or gig/sharing economy business, you may have Read more »
The final revisions of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s Notice 610 reporting form for banks are imminent. But are banks prepared from a financial IT perspective? Here, writing for Financial IT, Swati Kothari, Singapore-based Regulatory Read more »