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CAT NMS Transitions Project to New Plan Processor, Pushes Back Reporting

Broker-dealers within the scope of the US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) can expect another postponement in reporting following confirmation from the CAT National Market System (NMS) that it is ‘transitioning the CAT project to a new plan processer’. This suggests Thesys Technologies, which was rather surprisingly selected as the plan processor by the self-regulatory organisations…

IHS Markit Deal with Cobalt Delivers Innovative Post-Trade FX Service

IHS Markit is heralding a transformation in foreign exchange (FX) infrastructure following a tie-up with blockchain start-up Cobalt. The partners have integrated MarkitServ with the Cobalt platform, and trade data is already flowing from customers and trading venues via MarkitSERV to the platform. As part of the deal, which plans to accelerate delivery of innovative…

Traiana Offers Direct Connectivity to Hong Kong Clearing House OTC Clear

Traiana, a provider of trade life-cycle and risk management solutions, is offering direct central clearing connectivity to the Hong Kong Exchanges (HKEXs) and Clearing’s OTC Clearing Hong Kong, OTC Clear. Market participants can access HKEXs OTC Clear service to clear USD/CNH and USD/HKD FX forward and swaps via Traiana’s CCP Connect clearing hub, which provides…

Neueda Jumps into Product Space with Scrutiny Test Automation Tool

Belfast-based trading technology specialists Neueda has launched Scrutiny, a front-office applications test automation platform that allows trading firms to reduce time to market and cost of ownership. The release marks a significant step by the services-led provider into a more product-led strategy with a pipeline of additional capabilities for future release. Neueda specialises in helping…

FIX Plans Broader Asset Class Coverage and Move into Back-Office Trade Settlement

FIX is extending its reach with plans to broaden asset class coverage and introduce the FIX messaging protocol into back-office settlement workflows between both asset managers and custodians, and brokers and custodians. These developments are being overseen by the Global Post-Trade Working Group within the FIX Trading Community and are designed to standardise workflows and…

Cinnober Patents Real-Time Risk Assessment Solution

Swedish trading and risk management technology supplier Cinnober has been granted a US patent for a real-time risk assessment system. The invention allows clearing houses to minimise the discrepancy between the value of the collateral provided by a member as security and the highest probable loss that the portfolio may experience. This means that for…

SIX Partners to Develop Post-Trade AI Based Services

SIX, owner of the Swiss stock exchange, has entered a strategic partnership with Israel’s Cortica and Hong Kong’s Duotem Capital to develop artificial intelligence (AI) based services for the securities industry. Initial work will focus on the post-trade industry, with a viable service expected to be demonstrated in coming months. The collaboration will identify and…

Demand Derivatives Partners GMEX to Deliver Innovative Futures Exchange and Clearing House

Demand Derivatives, a creator of novel derivative instruments, and GMEX Group, a provider of exchange and post-trade technology solutions, are partnering to produce a US regulated futures exchange, RealDemand Board of Trade (RealBOT), and clearing house, RealDemand Clearing (RealClear). The partnership includes GMEX taking a minority equity stake in Demand Derivatives. RealBOT and RealClear are…

Société Générale Selects Duco Platform as Part of Plan to Reinvent Operations

Société Générale has reach agreement to deploy Duco’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise reconciliation and control platform as part of its focus on reinventing its operations functions to provide better insights, enhance customer service and improve data governance. Société Générale will use the Duco platform to automate key reconciliation processes across all business areas, dramatically improving efficiency…

RegTech Summit Calls for Collaboration Between Vendors, Users and Regulators

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit returned to London last week with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and an innovative regtech showcase featuring four newcomers to the market. The event also hosted numerous sponsors exhibiting leading regtech solutions and was joined by over 200 capital markets participants keen to further their knowledge of,…