John Lothian News Interviews

The LIBOR Transition

LIBOR, a key benchmark for short-term lending between banks, has had its reputation sullied in the wake of rigging scandals. Now, markets are struggling to find proper replacements. SONIA, a sterling interest rate replacement, is live. In this...

Making the time for readiness

According to FIS’ 2018 Readiness Report, industry leaders in fund administration, banking, broking and asset management are modernizing their operating models twice as fast as the rest of their peers.  In this video from FIA IDX, FIS’ John...

Cinnober looking to tap into treasury

For Cinnober's CEO Veronica Augustsson, 2017 was all about prepping for MiFID II, sticking to the company's core services and diversifying. Cinnober implemented its clearing system and real time risk management technology at the Japan Exchange...

Euro-denominated Clearing Outside London

In preparation for Brexit, Eurex is offering an alternative to euro-denominated clearing in London. In this video, Eurex Chief Strategy Officer Matthias Graulich talks about the exchange's Brexit preparations and the new clearing endeavor.   ...

Coalescing Liquidity, Periodically

Cboe Europe President Mark Hemsley recalls how a few years ago, a University of Chicago economics professor, Eric Budish, made the rounds talking about periodic auctions as a potential replacement to continuous markets and a means of stemming...

Diving into Russell Reconstitution Day

Today is reconstitution day for Russell indices. It's a huge volume day for exchanges as holdings are adjusted, but the market has proven more than capable at digesting that volume without much volatility. In this video, Sean Smith, FTSE...

Untangling the Execution Landscape

One vendor, two vendor, red vendor, blue vendor - how many vendors does your company utilize for trading activity? In this video from IDX in London, Fidessa’s head of business development, derivatives, Russell Thornton talks about brokers’ need...

Brexit’s Influence on Global Markets

MiFID II was more than 20,000 pages with 21 million paragraphs of regulation. Considering its scope, things have gone rather smoothly since it went into effect in January. But for Simon Puleston Jones, FIA’s head of Europe, there is no time to...

Dash CEO on Buy-Out and SEC Fee Pilot

In March, Dash Financial Technologies co-founders Peter Maragos and David Karat, in partnership with private equity firm Flexpoint Ford, acquired Dash in a management led buyout.  In this video, Dash CEO Maragos describes the thought process...

Vela’s Plans Post-Acquisitions

In this video from the 36th annual Options Industry Conference (OIC) in Amelia Island, Fla., Vela CEO Jennifer Nayar talks about where the company sees opportunity after its acquisition of OptionsCity and Object Trading in the summer of 2017....

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