Crypto-asset trading platforms (CTPs) such should be subject to the same kinds of standards that other types of trading platforms are, according to a new report from the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). The report – Issues, Risks and Regulatory Considerations Relating to Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms – suggests that regulators look at: access to CTPs and the on-boarding processes associated with their use; how assets held by CTPs are safeguarded; prudential mechanisms in place to support CTP operations; how conflicts of interest, market abuse and operational resiliency are managed; and how price discovery is achieved, among other issues.
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Recorded Webinar: High noon for surveillance: resolving tension between the costs of false positives, challenges of calibration, and compliance
When it comes to trade surveillance, regulators want firms to do their own alert calibration, examine all alerts, and keep auditable records. Firms need to balance the real cost of false positives with the technical challenge and risk of self-calibrating and auto-calibrating, while compliance, IT and vendors have to grapple with the need for defensible...
Bond trading software provider AxeTrading has teamed up with fixed-income analytics specialist Overbond to add its COBI pricing analytics to the AxeTrader execution management system (EMS). The arrangement reflects growing demand for analytics to support pricing evidence as regulations like MiFID II sharpen the focus on best execution within the fixed-income arena. The integration allows...
We’re thrilled to introduce you to our new RegTech Summit Virtual event. Yes that’s right, all the fantastic content shared by A-Team’s unique community of practitioner experts that you’ve come to know and love from our RegTech Summit live events in London is now going to be made available to you online, so you can watch or listen at your leisure – whether that’s in your office, on your commute, or from the comfort of your own home.
Bombarded by a barrage of incoming regulations, data managers in Europe are looking for the ‘golden copy’ of regulatory requirements: the compliance solution that will give them most bang for the buck in meeting the demands of the rest of the regulations they are faced with. Solvency II may come close as this ‘golden regulation’:...