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Revista Arrives in the UK with MiFID II Record Management Solution

Revista Systems, a provider of communications convergence management (CCM) technology to the financial services community, has opened its doors in the UK. The company’s CCM solution creates a record management repository that links every transaction relating to enquiries and trades, from inception to settlement, and plays into the record retention requirements of Markets in Financial…

Vienna Stock Exchange Joins Community of Scila Surveillance Users

The Vienna Stock Exchange has agreed a five-year deal to use Scila Surveillance technology to combat insider dealing, attempted market manipulation and other market abuses. The exchange joins a roster of global exchanges including London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange and the Deutsche Börse that use the Stockholm-based company’s solution. Scila Surveillance provides trading…

MiFID II Handbook – Second Edition

With the compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) just over two months away, A-Team Group has updated its MiFID II handbook to bring you the latest details on the regulation’s compliance requirements. Version 2 of the handbook, commissioned by Thomson Reuters, also includes new sections covering data sourcing and data…

Recorded Webinar: MiFID II: Is the market truly ready? Will compliance be achieved?

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. This market facing webinar aims to share insight and best practices so you can be more successful in Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) compliance. To support this, the webinar will provide access to the latest results of a global…

Global Trade Surveillance Requirements Across MiFID II, MAR and Benchmark Regulation

By: Jordan Dilworth, research analyst, JWG Since the financial collapse in 2008, regulators have been concerned about the vulnerability of firms engaged in trading activities and have reacted by emphasising preventive measures. Out of this drive emerged trade surveillance, which aims to prevent market abuse and market manipulation. In June 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation…

Nasdaq to Acquire Trade Surveillance FinTech Sybenetix

Nasdaq has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Sybenetix – a UK-based start-up that we introduced during our fintech showcase at last year’s A-Team Group Intelligent Trading Summit in London. The price of the acquisition hasn’t been disclosed, but Nasdaq plans to make Sybenetix and its flagship product Compass part of its Smarts and TradeGuard…

TickSmith Gets Funding for Its TickVault Big Data Platform

It was encouraging this week to see VC interest in high-performance data management technology for financial markets, a segment often overlooked by fintech funds. TickSmith has announced a C$2 million investment from Illuminate Financial Management LLP, a venture capital firm with a specific focus on capital markets financial technology, giving it some clout as it…

Why Packet Capture Matters For MiFID II Compliance

Firms are catching on to the importance of packet capture for the real-time trade surveillance that MiFID II will require when it takes effect at the start of 2018, according to trading technology and regulation experts who spoke in a webinar hosted by Intelligent Trading Technology on June 27. The definition of network packet capture…

Recorded Webinar: Trade Surveillance and data capture for MiFID II compliance

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Under MiFID II and MiFIR, any firm participating in electronic trading of financial instruments will need to conduct real-time monitoring of current trading activity and be able to sequentially reconstruct past trading events. No longer will capture and reporting of transaction data…

Recorded Webinar: Data as a Service: Realizing its Value for Data Management

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Faced with substantial and rapidly changing regulatory demands, trading firms are realizing the need for agility in the way they handle data. With global regulations like MiFID II and FRTB reshaping data requirements – and the prospect of future measures introducing yet…