Leading legal systems innovator Zylpha (www.zylpha.com) has been approved as a supplier on G-Cloud 10, the Crown Commercial Service's procurement framework for Cloud based computer services, hosted via the Digital Marketplace. The Crown Commercial Serv...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that New York-based broker-dealer BGC Financial has agreed to pay a $1.25 million penalty to settle charges that it failed to preserve audio files sought by the SEC and inaccurately recorded travel...
Leading Oracle Platinum Reseller Inoapps (www.inoapps.com) has launched a series of informative podcasts aimed at customers and other stakeholders. The fortnightly podcasts aim to share useful ideas and concepts from Inoapps’ experience around th...
Financial supervisors can harness the same innovative technologies that are driving fintech developments. Such so-called suptech applications can be found in the areas of data collection and analysis. The experience of early users suggests that suptech...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former CEO of Energy XXI Ltd. with hiding more than $10 million in personal loans that he obtained from company vendors and a candidate for Energy XXI’s board.  At the time of the alleged miscond...
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a stock promoter and four others involved in an alleged series of microcap fraud schemes that were foiled by FBI undercover work and an SEC trading suspension. According to the SEC’s complaint filed i...
Bott and Co has chosen Zylpha’s document bundling software following a successful pilot scheme. The software, which will be deployed in conjunction with LexisNexis’ Visualfiles case management system, is to be used by Bott’s highly re...
Summary Focus In modern economies, transactions occur in two layers. In the end user layer, households, firms and institutional investors pay for goods and securities with inside money (payment instruments supplied by banks). In the bank layer, end u...
Summary Focus When investors are unwilling to hold the economy's risk, equilibrium in asset markets is typically restored through a decline in interest rates. If interest rates are constrained from below (the zero lower bound), falling risk appetite ...
Summary Focus Over the past 25 years, policymakers have set interest rates with reference to feedback rules based on estimates of both potential output and the real policy rate. The latter - often known as the "neutral" real policy rate (or r*) - is ...