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Posts - March, 2013

Bloomberg West Expands to Two Hours

March 25, 2013

Two years after it first aired, Bloomberg West is adding a second hour of tech coverage. (Read more about the expansion here.) To mark the occasion, Bloomberg West is airing live today from the heart of Silicon Valley at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park, CA. The San Francisco-based … MORE

Regulation Top of Mind in Asia

March 12, 2013

A recurring theme in my recent conversations with CEOs and senior executives in Asia is financial regulation. First introduced three years ago, regulations from Dodd-Frank to Basel III were designed to increase market transparency and accountability. In Asia, there appears however to be some uncertainty and concern on the implementation … MORE

Bloomberg Requests Stay of CFTC Swaps Ruling or Will File Suit

March 12, 2013

Bloomberg’s outside counsel, Eugene Scalia, yesterday submitted a letter to Gary Gensler, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to request that the Commission immediately take steps necessary to correct the disparate treatment of cleared swaps. Absent a stay and response to their letter by end of day, … MORE


A Spectacular View from Sydney

March 12, 2013

Most people know of Sydney’s spectacular harbour but most will not be prepared for the extraordinary view of the Harbour Bridge from our brand new premises. Our new Sydney office in One Bligh – in which we occupy the 27th and 28th floors including an awesome sky terrace — truly … MORE

Bloomberg Industries Creates Luxury Dashboard

March 11, 2013

When I first started covering the branded clothing and footwear market almost 20 years ago, the word “brand” conjured up four or five global names: brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma and Polo Ralph Lauren. It was a strange and wholly foreign concept – spending $100 plus on sneakers, not … MORE

Regulating financial benchmarks: Creating the right balance

March 4, 2013

Harry Lipman, Global Product Manager of Bloomberg’s OTC Derivatives participated in a panel discussion about the future of global financial benchmarks, a topic that greatly impacts the trust and confidence of financial  markets worldwide. The panel was held recently at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), moderated by … MORE

Bloomberg Targets Voice Records Archiving Challenges with Orange Business Services

March 1, 2013

Today, financial services firms face mounting reporting and records archiving requirements from global regulatory authorities. The need to meet the latest guidelines, and prepare for future requirements, is  prompting firms to seek reporting and record-keeping solutions for pre-and post-trade communications, such as phone calls, e-mails and instant messages relating to … MORE