BNEF’s Demôro talks global climate investing trends and COP27
Luiza Demôro, the Head of Energy Transitions at BloombergNEF, shares details about the current state of climate investing and her thoughts on COP27.
Exploiting Long-Term Inefficiencies in Today’s Credit Markets
We examine the shifting landscape across the US credit markets and how long-term active managers can try to exploit the market's short-term focus to...
CME Group’s Tim McCourt talks Event-based contracts and Ether options
Tim McCourt from CME Group discusses the launch of Event-based contracts and Ether options.
The tax credits that shape the Inflation Reduction Act
Lauren Collins explains how the Inflation Reduction Act might create new tax credit markets that might attract investment funds and retail investors.
How the banking industry – and Washington – have changed since 2009
Richard Hunt, the outgoing president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, talks about why term limits (for trade association leaders) are a good thing, how Washington has changed over the years, and how the smartphone transformed banking.
Using the new DSG Hub to eliminate paper, inspire savings
DSGs lie at the intersection of savings groups, financial inclusion and technology.
How companies should prepare for the SEC’s climate disclosure rules
Jamie Gamble, Managing Director at PwC, and Maggie Peloso, Partner at Vinson & Elkins, dig into the details of the SEC's proposed rule on climate-related disclosure.
Q&A: Preparing for T+1’s impact on corporate actions
Adam Cottingham, head of asset servicing at SmartStream, sat down to discuss the changes that T+1 settlement will bring to corporate actions
What COP26 means for the future of net zero and ESG
Some of the news from COP26 will shape sustainable finance for years to come
Sustainability becoming ingrained in investment industry, execs say
Financial executives expect ESG criteria will be ubiquitous to all investing within a few years
Level playing field in finance takes focus at CBA LIVE 2021
Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt weighs in on group's priorities
Q&A: How next-gen technologies are shaping finance
Michael Tae, chief transformation officer at Broadridge Financial Solutions, discusses how new technologies are driving change in the industry
Q&A: Broadridge’s Kevin Moran on the role of digital labor in financial services
Kevin Moran, global head of business process outsourcing at Broadridge, discusses the role digital labor is playing in the financial services industry and how the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating digital transformation.
Q&A: Dr. Richard Sandor on launching the AMERIBOR benchmark
Legendary finanical industry innovator discusses his benchmark interest rate aimed at replacing Libor
Regional banks leverage cloud to level the playing field
Regional banks are embracing flexibility, scalability of the cloud
Q&A: Why online compliance training is more important than ever
As mobile gaming, sports betting and digital currencies become increasingly popular, virtual training to combat rising rates of cyber and financial crimes has become more critical -- and effective -- than ever.
Tarbert: Public-private partnership key to Libor transition
The top US derivatives regulator praised the leadership of the ARRC in preparing markets for the switch.
Quarles: Getting CBDC right is more important than being first
The Federal Reserve vice chair and the head of the CFTC have divergent views on how aggressively the US should pursue a central bank digital currency.
Economists discuss outlook for global economy’s recovery
The global economy is experiencing a better-than-expected rebound, but policymakers' actions will play a large role in the longer-term recovery, said economists at the SIFMA Annual Meeting.
Panelist: Digitized documents “clearly the way forward”
The financial industry has ramped up its adoption of digitized communications amid the coronavirus pandemic
Gorman: Industry performed “extraordinarily well” through pandemic volatility
Morgan Stanley CEO tells SIFMA's Annual Meeting the financial industry did what was previously considered impossible during the coronaivrus pandemic
Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan execs discuss diversity efforts
The CEOs of Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan U.S. Wealth Management discussed their companies' efforts to address diversity and inclusion as well as the racial wealth gap during SIFMA's Annual Meeting.
Pandemic accelerates cloud, analytics, digital channel trends for advisers
Wealth management firms are seeing accelerated trends in cloud adoption, digital channels and analytics, panelists said during SIFMA's Annual Meeting.
Companies accepting bitcoin: Why corporate is taking crypto
Increasingly more companies are accepting bitcoin payments as cryptocurrencies grow in popularity. Here’s why.
The best finance news websites: A wealth of information!
Are you getting your finance news from the best sources possible? Here are the top websites that SmartBrief regularly includes in our finance newsletters.
How insurance carriers can prepare for the COVID-19 impact
Insurers will face several strategic and operational challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how to prepare.