News and Views: Financial Services

News and Views: Financial Services 2017-08-31T13:30:40+00:00

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.





2017 FIA Expo – Day One

By | October 19, 2017|Tags: , , |

FIA Expo kicked off on Wednesday and while attendance was down, any decrease in numbers was more than offset by upbeat news, particularly from both regulators and technology providers. Regulators? Yes, regulators. When I was growing up, I couldn’t believe that grown-ups liked to do things like watch the [...]

CME Tech Talk 6.0

By | September 20, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Show Me The Data! Highlights from the CME Group Tech Talk 6.0 The CME Group brought their annual Tech Talk back to Chicago this year after stops in New York and London and the topic of the day was data. With presentations from the Chicago Cubs, Orbital Insights, [...]

July 2017: The Trading Show and FOW Trading Show Chicago

By | July 10, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Source: The Wallpaper Cave As spring turns to summer, there is a flurry of activity as industry trade shows take advantage of the nice weather before calendars become cluttered with vacation time and business winds down to the languid pace of the warm weather months. In Chicago, [...]

FIA Boca – Day Two

By | March 16, 2017|Tags: , |

A Power Duo to Start the Day Following the ICE Power Breakfast (more on that later), the day’s sessions started off with a bang as Acting CFTC Chairman Chris Giancarlo and Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters took the stage in succession. The result was a “Standing O” for [...]

Boca Bits – Day One at FIA Boca

By | March 15, 2017|Tags: , |

It’s highly likely that FIA Boca was at least in part initially designed as a way for futures industry bigwigs to escape the chill of winter with a few days of sun in Florida in March, a purpose that still resonates today. However, that purpose takes on cruel irony [...]

Tabb Fixed Income Event

By | February 13, 2017|Tags: , , |

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|Tags: , |

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 [...]