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Cboe Europe Gets Go-Ahead to Join CME in Amsterdam for Post-Brexit European Trading

Cboe Europe, the most ‘pan’ of the pan-European equities exchanges set up in the wake of MiFID I, has received authorisation from the Dutch Ministry of Finance to operate its trading venues and MiFID II reporting mechanisms in the Netherlands, paving the way for it to go live with separate trading facilities for European clients…

Algorithmic Trading and Smart Order Routing Post-MiFID II

A-Team Group’s London TradingTech Summit on February 27, 2019 hosted a lively discussion on Post-MiFID II use of algorithms and smart order routers (SORs). Gavin Williamson, former managing director, global head of product development and regulatory change at HSBC, moderated the debate that ranged from total cost analysis (TCA) and pre- and post-trade analytics to…

TTI Summit: Trade Infrastructure Monitoring for Optimal Trading Connectivity

A-Team Group’s TradingTech Insight Summit covered key issues affecting financial markets. These included the options available around trade infrastructure monitoring and the challenges they present, such as network monitoring and timestamping, data capture and governance, increasing crossover between compliance and operations, and maintaining high quality connectivity while moving away from pure infrastructure performance monitoring and…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

Discover the Outlook for Risk, Regulation and Sustainability at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit

Managing risk, regulation and sustainability will be key to success for financial institutions throughout 2019, but what will the biggest risks look like, what can you expect in terms of regulatory development, and how can you create sustainable risk management during a year of ongoing change? Beate Born, executive director, risk and regulatory management at…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

CAT NMS Transitions Project to New Plan Processor, Pushes Back Reporting

Broker-dealers within the scope of the US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) can expect another postponement in reporting following confirmation from the CAT National Market System (NMS) that it is ‘transitioning the CAT project to a new plan processer’. This suggests Thesys Technologies, which was rather surprisingly selected as the plan processor by the self-regulatory organisations…

FIX Trading Community Sets Up Brexit Working Group, Calls for Members

The FIX Trading Community is calling for members to join a Brexit Working Group designed to help FIX members and other industry participants prepare for the challenges presented by the UK leaving the European Union. The goals of the group are to identify and review requirements for potential changes to technical or business practices that…

Equities Trading Solutions: to Buy or Build?

Why you need a mix of third-party and in-house technology, and how to get it right By: Steve Grob, CMO, ION Capital Markets, Fidessa Since the global financial crisis, top-tier equities trading businesses have been contending with a mounting series of challenges. Volumes have flattened. Commissions have fallen. Regulation has tightened. Meanwhile, the rise of…