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.

2016 FIA Expo – Day Two

By | October 24, 2016|Tags: , , |

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|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

FIA Transformative Trends in Technology

By | June 20, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Tags: |

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 [...]

FIA Boca 2016 – Day 2

By | March 17, 2016|Tags: |

Day 2 at Boca is the big day of the conference, both in terms of the content and in attendance and this year the content was top notch from the keynote speakers to the panels. Two Political Stars Shine at Breakfast and Lunch The day started with the ICE Energy [...]

FIA Boca 2016 – Day 1

By | March 16, 2016|Tags: |

Greetings from sunny, southern Florida! It’s time once again for the annual FIA Boca conference. This is the 41st annual edition of the conference, which began when exchange elders needed a good excuse to escape New York and Chicago in March. It has since turned into one of the largest [...]