News and Views: Financial Services

Maven Wave News and Views is a first-hand account of announcements and major themes that are presented at financial services industry trade shows, panels, and other major events. Published several times throughout the year, News and Views reports on the facts but also comments on major trends, all in a light and easy-to-read format. It’s the perfect way to keep up on the events that you couldn’t attend as well as see what you might have missed even if you were there! Subscription is free, simply fill out this form to have News and Views delivered to your inbox. You may view past editions below.

Tabb Fixed Income Event

By | February 13, 2017|

The Tabb Group holds a fixed income summit each January that serves as a key gathering point for the industry; an industry that has been dealing with many of the same challenges that face other financial markets: increasing regulation, change spurred on by new technology, and the ensuing market

STAC Midwinter Meeting

By | January 16, 2017|

STAC motto “Dictum Meum Pactum”: My Word Is My Bond For reasons that will forever escape me, the Securities Traders Association of Chicago (STAC) chooses to hold its big, annual meeting in Chicago during the first part of January. Maybe it’s to get a good start to

The CME Global Financial Leadership Conference 2016 (GFLC)

By | November 22, 2016|

The CME Global Financial Leadership Conference 2016 (GFLC) is a conference unlike any other. Each November, the CME and its invited guests assemble in Florida for a two-day meeting to listen and interact with the brightest luminaries in the world of politics, economics, and other fields. Coming just one week

2016 FIA Expo – Day Two

By | October 24, 2016|

There’s just no escaping the energy let down that comes with the second day of FIA Expo as the biggest stars appear on day one and the panels become either more specific or less on-point and, therefore, somewhat less interesting. Still, there was plenty of content to chew on with

2016 FIA Expo – Day One

By | October 20, 2016|

The FIA moved Expo from it’s usual early November date to this week and the change paid off for them in spades. The weather is extremely pleasant in Chicago right now and the climate was matched to a great degree by mood and tenor of the Expo panels. In addition

RSM: The Power of Being Understood

By | September 20, 2016|

We’ve turned the corner past Labor Day and we’re just about to switch from summer to autumn, so that means it’s time to go full on into the fall conference season. Between now and Thanksgiving, the calendar is crammed with industry events and this week RSMUS, the global accounting and

FIA Transformative Trends in Technology

By | June 20, 2016|

The FIA Technology Committee held their annual election and panel discussion in Chicago last week and for the second year in a row, the panel consisted of speakers from distinctly different disciplines that have recently been in the spotlight for financial technology (or “fintech”). Following introductory remarks from Rumi Morales of CME

FIA Boca 2016 – Day 3

By | March 18, 2016|

The sun rises on Day 3 of FIA Boca. I’ve written before about the curse of the third day of a conference and the last day at FIA Boca 2016 didn’t break the mold: attendance was down and the energy slowly waned as the day progressed, similar to