Horizon Software: coping with the compliance burden

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French equity derivatives specialist Horizon Software is concerned about burdensome EU regulation choking liquidity in its core stock options market – but, says Sylvain Thieullent, its chief executive of electronic trading, the firm has learnt the importance of tailoring its approach to suit a local market as a result

Do insurers need a CIO?

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The UK regulator has proposed five ‘controlled function holders’ for insurers without including a chief investment officer. But the role is too important to overlook, says Scott Eason of Barnett Waddingham