Martin Coen has been appointed Global Head of Sales and Business Development at Iris Financial. He will have responsibility for the London, New York, San Francisco and Tokyo sales and marketing teams. Coen comes to Iris Financial with a background in the development of electronic markets and trading systems. Most recently, Coen worked at OM running the Jiway market, a pan-European exchange that provided automated equity trading and settlement across European and US markets.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.