BidFX, a provider of cloud-based foreign exchange trading solutions, has integrated Osttra’s clearing connectivity service, allowing investment managers to submit trades directly to leading CCPs. The development, which gives BidFX clients wishing to clear trades access to an established community of more than 30 executing bank clearing counterparties, is aimed at helping investment managers who choose to clear more of their FX flow under Phase 6 of the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR), which comes into force in September. Osttra is a joint venture between IHS Markit and CME Group and combines the MarkitServ, Traiana, TriOptima and Reset businesses.
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BidFX Links to Osttra for FX Clearing Under UMR Phase 6
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Perpetual Know Your Customer (or pKYC) could be a game changer for client onboarding, due diligence and financial crime compliance. Moving on from today’s reactive approach that conducts client KYC processes at onboarding and typically at one, three and five year intervals, pKYC takes a proactive approach, creating a digital KYC profile and dynamically refreshing...
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