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Archax selects Aquis Technologies to underpin institutional-grade crypto exchange

Archax, the institutional-grade crypto and security token exchange due to open in the first half of 2019, has selected Aquis Technologies for a complete suite of exchange operations services and tools to support its business. The suite includes the Aquis Matching Engine (AME) and Aquis Market Surveillance (AMS), as well as market operations and post-trade…

Fonetic Names Child, Broderick, Blower to New Advisory Board

Voice systems provider has created an advisory board to tap industry expertise on the use of technology in regulatory compliance and market surveillance. To kick off the initiative, the company has recruited three industry executives: Nick Child, former Citi markets compliance head, who will act as chairman; Sandy Broderick, ex-Société Générale MD; and Oliver Blower,…

Intelligent Trading Summit Debates the Prospects of Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is all the rage in capital markets, but how does it differ from other asset classes, how will it be regulated and what are its challenges and opportunities for trading firms and exchanges? A panel session at A-Team Group’s recent Intelligent Trading Summit in New York City answered these questions and more, looking at both the…

Enterprise Structure from Hyannis Port Research brings Buy-Side Benefits

In April 2018, US-based capital markets infrastructure technology provider Hyannis Port Research (HPR) expanded into the European market to offer high-tech multi-jurisdictional solutions for European investment banks and major buy-side funds. With an approach based around an end-to-end offering, the firm brings its experience with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Rule 15c3-5 on…

Recorded Webinar: How are you managing the need to demonstrate trade reconstruction?

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Best execution under MiFID II and other current regulations presents practitioners with a daunting challenge: How does my firm provide evidence that it acted in the best interests of the client? The response necessarily requires storage of vast quantities of data from…

Recorded Webinar: Best Practice for trade surveillance

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), Dodd-Frank and other regulations underline the need for effective and timely trade surveillance to counter market abuse. The webinar will discuss regulatory requirements for trade surveillance, best practice implementation, technology…

A-Team Group Names Winners of RegTech Awards 2018

The winners of A-Team Group’s RegTech Awards 2018 have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best data management solution for regulatory compliance to best reference data for regulatory compliance, best trade repository for regulatory disclosure, best vendor solution for data governance, and best compliance as a service solution. As…

Estates and Infrastructure Exchange Selects Aquis Technologies Solutions

The Estates and Infrastructure Exchange (EIE) has selected Aquis Technologies, a division of Aquis Exchange, to supply solutions and services including a trading front end, the Aquis matching engine (AME), the Aquis market surveillance (AMS) solution, including a first-line surveillance service, as well as market operations and post-trade tools and services. The matching engine and…

Trading Technologies Begins Build of Trading Ecosystem

Trading Technologies (TT) has been developing expertise for 25 years and says the next 25 will be about adding value for customers based on its intent to build an ecosystem encompassing trading applications, infrastructure and data. TT won’t pull back from its traditional business in trading screens, but it is pushing on to extend its…

Testing Times for Algo Trading

When the EU’s wide-ranging Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) regulation came into force on January 3, 2018, traders did their best to deliver on its transparency demands and ensure they provided best execution on every trade in Europe, across all asset classes. But in justifying their actions to regulators and clients, firms…