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S3 Launches Options Best Ex 2.0 Execution Analysis System

S3 Launches Options Best Ex 2.0 Execution Analysis System

S3, a financial services software company providing solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution for options, fixed income securities, and equities, announced that it has launched its Options Best Execution 2.0 platform for options trade analysis...
Report: Laptop Ban on Flights From Europe Could Come in Days or Weeks

Report: Laptop Ban on Flights From Europe Could Come in Days or Weeks

“From the traveler’s point of view, the risk of your particular electronic device being broken or stolen is a much higher risk than if it were on your person, so travel insurance will become much more relevant,” Chris Carnicelli, CEO of Generali Global Assistance, told Travel Agent in a recent interview...
PAIGE SCHAFFER OF GENERALI GLOBAL ASSISTANCE NAMED TO IDENTITY THEFT RESOURCE CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PAIGE SCHAFFER OF GENERALI GLOBAL ASSISTANCE NAMED TO IDENTITY THEFT RESOURCE CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Generali Global Assistance (“the Company”), a leader in the assistance industry since its founding in 1963 and part of the global Generali Group, and the developer of a proprietary and innovative identity protection platform, today announced that Paige Schaffer, President and COO of the Company’s Identity and Digital Protection Services Global Unit, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)...
The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 05.16.17

The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 05.16.17

Paige Schaffer from Generali Global Assistance reviews the Identity Theft Assessment and Prediction Report published by the University of Texas at Austin Center for Identity...
Mango to Offer INGO Treasury Management Seminar

Mango to Offer INGO Treasury Management Seminar

Mango, the only NGO focused on strengthening the financial management and accountability for other NGOs globally, has partnered with the Global Payments Division of INTL FCStone Ltd, a diversified global financial services organisation, to offer a free INGO treasury management seminar in Oslo, Norway on 12 June 2017...
CSA rebrands to Generali Global Assistance

CSA rebrands to Generali Global Assistance

CSA Travel Protection, a well-known name in the US travel insurance sector, is to re-brand itself to Generali Global Assistance, as part of a broader organisational plan to re-brand several Europ Assistance business lines in the US marketplace...

Industry Intelligence


 

High-Touch Hangs On in Equities

High-Touch Hangs On in Equities

Fund managers still prefer high-touch, rather than electronic, execution for more than a third of US cash equities and non-US cash equities according to new research...
CFTC: A New Direction Forward

CFTC: A New Direction Forward

Speaking at the FIA’s International Futures Industry Conference the day after President Trump nominated him to serve as chairman of the CFTC, acting chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced a new, forward-looking agenda for the regulator focused on fostering economic growth, enhancing US financial markets and right-sizing its regulatory footprint...
U.S. Buyside Eyes MiFID II

U.S. Buyside Eyes MiFID II

Mid- and small-tier US-based asset managers should not think that they’ve dodged the MiFID II bullet, according to the discussion on a Security Traders Association open call...
FINRA’s 5 Biggest Fine Categories in 2016

FINRA’s 5 Biggest Fine Categories in 2016

Fines ordered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in 2016 shattered the self-regulator’s previous record in 2014 – jumping to a record high of $176 million, an 87% increase from the $94 million reported in 2015 and a 31% jump from the former record of $134 million reported in 2014...