March 8, 2010 Issue Abstract

Enterprise Data Management: Emerging Litany of Needs Casts Data as Key Foundation of Investment Enterprise Success. The financial crisis has made many firms recognize data is a pillar of their operational infrastructure.

Industry Alert: Changes Ahead Include Stronger SEC Enforcement Action. Anticipated statutory and regulatory changes are gaining media attention. Meanwhile, the SEC’s Robert Khuzami, Director, Division of Enforcement, has made important organizational changes that augur for stronger oversight and swifter action.

Editor’s Comment: Hollywood or Bust. There’s a hidden insight in the Oscar Awards.

Spotlight: Samuel Fraundorf, President, Wilmington Trust Investment Management, shares a strategic perspective on what the future holds for money managers and their clients.

Hedge Funds: Investors Seek Transparency, ‘Legitimate’ IT Platforms. Alternative-investment capital sourcing trends reveal some surprising new directions.

Asia-Pacific Monitor: Electronic Trading Platforms Gain in Asian Equities. Greenwich Associates reports that electronic trades represented 18 percent of share trading volumes in Asia in 2009.

The News Network: UBS Investment Bank Plans a New MTF for Crossing Orders in European Stocks; The New York Stock Exchange Goes Live With Phase 1 of a Next-Generation Trading Floor.



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