Our 2018 Awards Categories

 

There are 44 categories in the Risk Awards 2018 and 31 categories in the Risk.net Market Technology Awards 2018, listed in full below. Brief judging criteria are available in the ‘2018 Guidelines & Criteria' section of the site.

 

Risk Awards 2018 categories

 

House category:
• Derivatives house of the year

 

Market-making categories:
• Interest rate derivatives house of the year
• Currency derivatives house of the year
• Equity derivatives house of the year
• Credit derivatives house of the year
• Inflation derivatives house of the year
• Structured products house of the year
• Risk solutions house of the year

 

Non-bank market-making:
• Rates flow market-maker of the year
• Equities flow market-maker of the year
• Currencies flow market-maker of the year
• Streaming liquidity provider of the year

 

Deal category:
• Deal of the year

 

Individual awards:
• Lifetime achievement
• Quant of the year
• Buy-side quant of the year

 

Buy-side categories, risk management:
• Best asset manager, risk management
• Sovereign risk manager of the year
• Pension fund of the year
• Insurer of the year
• Reinsurer of the year
• Best hedge fund, risk management

 

Buy-side categories, investment:
• Best asset manager, quant investing
• Best hedge fund, quant investing
• Best emerging hedge fund
• Best asset manager, pensions and insurance solutions
• Institutional investment product of the year
• Retail investment product of the year
• Best quant research
• Indexing firm of the year

 

Risk management categories:
• Bank risk manager of the year
• Credit portfolio manager of the year

 

Market structure and support categories:
• Exchange of the year
• Exchange innovation of the year
• Clearing house of the year
• Clearing house innovation of the year
• OTC client clearer of the year
• OTC trading platform of the year:
• OTC trading platform innovation of the year:
• OTC infrastructure service of the year:
• Law firm of the year:

 

Technology categories:
• Technology vendor of the year
• Fintech start-up of the year
• In-house system of the year

 

These awards are decided by the editors and journalists of Risk.net and Risk magazine. For guidelines and criteria click here.

 

Risk.net Market Technology Awards 2018

 

Enterprise technology:
• Mifid II compliance product of the year
• Regulatory reporting product of the year
• Stress testing product of the year
• Economic scenario generation product of the year
• Market risk management product of the year
• Risk capital calculation product of the year
• Market liquidity risk product of the year
• Best vendor for system support and implementation

 

Front-office technology:
• Pricing and analytics: commodities
• Pricing and analytics: equities
• Pricing and analytics: fixed income, currencies, credit
• Pricing and analytics: structured products / cross-asset
• Trading systems: commodities
• Trading systems: equities
• Trading systems: fixed income, currencies, credit
• Trading systems: structured products / cross-asset
• XVA calculation product of the year
• Algorithmic trading support product of the year

 

Buy-side technology:
• Solvency II product of the year
• Performance attribution product of the year
• Best execution product of the year
• Actuarial modelling product of the year
• Buy-side trading system of the year
• Buy-side market risk management product of the year

 

Back-office and specialist categories:
• Asset and liability management product of the year
• Central counterparty clearing support product of the year
• Collateral management and optimisation product of the year
• Documentation support product of the year
• Data vendor of the year
• High-performance computing product of the year
• Risk data repository and data management product of the year

 

These awards are decided by an expert judging panel, consisting of senior industry executives and the editors of Risk.net and Risk magazine. Members of the panel will only judge those categories appropriate to their areas of expertise. Winners will be decided on the strength of entries alone. For guidelines and criteria click here.