• Hitachi Data Systems has appointed Nirvana Farhadi as global head of financial services, regulatory technology, risk and regulatory compliance affairs

  • DTCC, in partnership with distributed ledger technology (DLT) developer Digital Asset, is preparing to embark on the second phase of constructing its repo netting blockchain solution

  • UK stock exchange NEX Exchange has appointed Mireille Dyrberg to its board as a non-executive director

  • JTC Fund Services is strengthening its funds business with the appointment of Daniel Essoo and Fèmy Mouftaou

  • PIMCO has secured Kimberley Stafford as its new head of Asia Pacific

  • The proposed merger of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Deutsche Börse has hit yet another stumbling block, as the board of LSEG declined to comply with fresh demands from the European Commission

  • The two firms conducted a live run, resulting in the processing of 132 sides of trades within eight minutes, nine seconds

  • Assets in Irish-domiciled funds reached record highs in 2016, passing the €2 trillion mark for the first time

  • The EU supervisory authorities have chastised the union’s financial services industry for failing to meet the already delayed deadline for exchanging variation margin

  • The New York Department of Financial Services has implemented new cyber security regulatory requirements for financial services companies, effective from 1 March