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Our top 10 most read articles in 2018

In 2018, Refinitiv Perspectives helped to inform and inspire conversations across financial markets, whether the subject was regulatory change, the fight against financial crime or innovation in trading workflows. Here are the 10 most read articles of Refinitiv Perspectives this year.

  1. With over 200 blogs published by over 100 authors and guest contributors this year, we explored multiple, authoritative views and expert opinions on the range of key issues and market challenges faced by our clients and the global financial markets.
  2. This year’s most read Perspectives articles were aligned with a few of 2018’s biggest themes such as the shifting dynamics of the FX market, GDPR, MiFID II and regulatory compliance.
  3. Not surprisingly, we also saw strong readership in emerging growth areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and the fight against financial crime.

2018 has been a year of dramatic change across global financial markets. As a world-leading provider of financial markets data and infrastructure, we are ideally placed to cover the wide range of technological and regulatory issues affecting businesses and financial firms today.

Starting from number 10, we took a look back at the biggest stories from 2018:

  1. Financial crime report: The true costs and how to fight back

A major financial crime report uncovers the real impact on business, people and society, as well as overwhelming support for the use of intelligence sharing to fight financial crime. Published May 30, 2018

Join the conversation: #FightFinancialCrime
Join the conversation: #FightFinancialCrime
  1. Can AI help compliance teams work smarter?

As cognitive computing continues to make great strides, we explored how compliance professionals could harness the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to help solve the regulatory challenges they encounter on a daily basis. Published February 14, 2018

  1. Corporate treasurers have their say on 2018 challenges

Corporate treasurers play an increasingly critical role as advisors to their organizations. We asked them what the biggest challenges would be for them in 2018, and what were the regulations that would most affect their business. Published January 9, 2018

  1. Meet the U.S. top 50 social influencers in risk, compliance and RegTech

To mark our annual Compliance and Risk Summit in New York at the end of May, we ranked the top U.S. 50 social influencers in risk, compliance and RegTech in the United States. Find out who made our list. Published May 18, 2018

U.S. top 50 social influencers in risk, compliance and RegTech

  1. How Bilateral Chat is empowering our industry

Bilateral Chat on Eikon Messenger aids regulatory compliance by restricting access to two organizations, making chats more secure and compliant. How has this service evolved to become a major force in our industry? Published April 11, 2018

How Bilateral Chat is empowering our industry. Our top 10 most read articles in 2018.

  1. Cryptocurrencies and the fight against money laundering

As the global use of cryptocurrencies continues to gather momentum, we looked at the potential risks and implications for compliance professionals and how they can stay a step ahead of money launderers. Published March 12, 2018

  1. Is KYC using blockchain the answer for banks?

Performing KYC using blockchain technology is now a serious consideration for banks and financial institutions keen to address onboarding inefficiencies. But what are the benefits of a decentralized solution, and what are the hurdles to adoption? Published July 4, 2018

Is KYC using blockchain the answer for banks?

  1. MiFID II best execution: Are firms ready for RTS 27 and 28?

Having met the initial demands of MiFID II, financial organizations are now dealing with the European Directive’s best execution requirements under regulatory standards RTS 27 and 28. We outlined what they need to know. Published April 10, 2018

  1. How FX markets are changing in 2018

MiFID II rules combined with other industry dynamics to shift the way FX markets function in 2018. New regulated trading venues, best execution requirements and a relentless push for automation will significantly impact the role of buy and sell-side FX professionals. Published January 25, 2018

  1. Meet Refinitiv

Announced earlier this year and officially launched on 1 October, we introduced you to Refinitiv – our world-leading provider of financial markets data and infrastructure, with a host of technology platforms, software and data and insights. Published October 1, 2018

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