Financial Services

The technology and infrastructure challenges of Scottish independence

By: Hugh Cumberland - 18 Sep 2014

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Tomorrow’s Scottish Referendum results could have major repercussions for the UK’s banks, and the wider financial services landscape. Hugh Cumberland considers the critical issues at hand for Scottish regulators to decide. Read more


Best-practice risk controls emerging from new Asia regulation

By: Jay Hibbin - 12 May 2014

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Jay Hibbin explores what the latest developments in HFT regulation might mean for businesses
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Source of trust

By: Hugh Cumberland - 17 Jan 2014

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For many companies in the financial sector, the resilience of their systems is vital to their business model and an area where no compromises can be made. Read more


HFT in FX provides challenges as well as opportunities

By: Jay Hibbin - 11 Nov 2013

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As profitability in equities has declined in recent years, firms have been increasingly looking to other asset classes to boost their profitability. This need to improve the bottom line has precipitated a move by HFT firms into the FX sector. Read more


Algo ahead & make some predictions about FTTs in 2014

By: Hugh Cumberland - 10 Sep 2013

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2013 seems to be the year when technology trading finally made its mark on international markets. But with potential new European taxation laws for traders, is Europe in danger of becoming an economic region left behind? Hugh Cumberland, Colt’s Financial Services Solutions Manager considers whether the latest rulings could spell real trouble for both the City, and wider Europe. Read more


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