FX Week USA 2011: Delegates talk regulation and technology

At FX Week USA in New York on July 14, Farah Khalique spoke to conference delegates and presenters, and identified a number of themes driving the foreign exchange markets in 2011. The uncertainty surrounding new regulations and the technology arms race emerged as major topics. "Technology is an arms race – the cycle times are getting shorter and shorter for people to upgrade their technologies, improve functionality and reduce latency. We expect a continuing focus on cloud-based technol