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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…

CIAM Selects Steeleye for Trade Surveillance, Best Execution and Trade Analytics

CIAM, an event driven investment management firm focused on special situations and using activism as one of several tools to unlock shareholder value, has replaced its existing technology set up with SteelEye regulatory compliance and analytics solutions. The firm has licensed SteelEye’s trade surveillance, best execution and core package, which includes record keeping, trade reconstruction…

Kx and DataRobot Partnership Applies AI to Time Series Data, Generates Fast Actionable Insights into Market Data

Kx has partnered DataRobot, a provider of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), to offer financial institutions a scalable high-performance solution for applying AI to time series data. By integrating DataRobot’s Enterprise AI Platform with the Kx in-memory time series database kdb+, consumers of market data can quickly generate actionable insights for agile, strategic business decisions. Rob…

Itiviti Partners Capital Market Solutions for Reporting to the CAT

Itiviti has partnered Capital Market Solutions (CMS), a consultancy and solutions developer, to provide a regulatory reporting solution for the SEC Rule 613 Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). The solution is based on CMS’s Regulatory Surveillance & Monitoring System (RSMS) and is timely in following SEC issuance, after several delays, of a schedule for CAT implementation…

Nasdaq Adds AI and Transfer Learning to Enhance Market Surveillance

Nasdaq has enhanced market surveillance of its US stock exchange following the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) and transfer learning to improve detection of malicious activity. Transfer learning is a machine learning method where a model developed for a task is reused as the starting point for a model on a second task. The company…

Trade Surveillance Under MAD/MAR, MiFID II and Other Global Regulations

By Peter Lawrey, CEO at Chronicle Software. Regulations like MiFID II and the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) in Europe, and Dodd Frank in the US, have raised the bar with respect to trade surveillance as regulators seek to boost transparency and investor protections across the board. This has created the need for financial institutions to…

SOTERIA and RIMES Join Forces on Trade and Communications Surveillance

A new partnership is set to combine two of the most fragmented and challenging areas of market surveillance, as SOTERIA (formerly known as Insightful Technology) joins forces with managed data services and RegTech provider, RIMES Technologies, to create a new solution that assists firms to detect market abuse and insider dealing through the unison of…

ACA Compliance Launching ‘Next Generation’ RegTech Surveillance Platform

In response to what it views as a fragmented regulatory ecosystem, ACA Compliance has launched a new compliance and risk management platform aimed at assisting firms to automate their processes, connect their data sources and scale up their compliance strategy.  ComplianceAlpha 2.0 is a new trade surveillance approach targeting employee compliance – helping firms to…

FlexTrade Integrates ACA’s Surveillance Technology with FlexNOW EMS

FlexTrade has partnered ACA Technology Solutions to help mutual clients manage trade surveillance and compliance using ACA’s Decryptex surveillance technology across the company’s FlexNOW cloud-based execution management system (EMS). Shoshana Wainer, head of compliance at Albar Capital and a user of the combined solution, says: “FlexNOW and Decryptex are stand-out products supported by highly-responsive and…

Recorded Webinar: Privacy vs. Surveillance: Managing conflicting regulations in Germany and other privacy-sensitive jurisdictions

The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time, the public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations…