Capital Markets and the Threat of Disintermediation

The sell-side business model is under attack; with margins and returns stagnating and the cost of capital increasing, banks’ cost structures are unsustainable. According to Peter Farley, chief market strategist, Misys, technology is at the heart of the necessary sell-side transformation. Speaking with Dayle Scher, senior analyst with TABB Group’s fintech practice, Farley discusses how firms are modernizing their technology architectures to increase efficiencies and remain competitive, the regulatory drivers behind tech upgrades, and the future of the sell side/buy side relationship.

 

Related webinar, on-demand: “Transformed or Transfixed – The Key to Capital Markets Survival

Interviewer: Dayle Scher

Source: TABB TV

Topics: Compliance, Data management, IT governance/infrastructure, Regulations, Research and analytics, Risk management, Trading technology infrastructure

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