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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…

SmartStream RDU Fills MiFID II Gap with Systematic Internaliser Register

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is finalising a service – the Systematic Internaliser Register – that will allow systematic internalisers (SIs) within the scope of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) to publish financial instruments for which they will offer SI services and firms to identify whether counterparties are SIs and therefore…

QuantHouse Partners NPL to Meet MiFID II Demands for Precise Trade Timing

QuantHouse has partnered with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK’s national measurement institute, to offer its clients the NPLTime traceable timestamping service. The service will enable users to evidence the exact moment a trade was executed to within 1 microsecond. This plays well into Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which requires…

A-Team Group Tags Some Top RegTech Start-Ups

Whether you define RegTech as the application of technological innovation to reduce the burden of regulatory obligations, or the digitisation of regulatory compliance processes, it is promising to play a significant part in solving the compliance conundrum by reducing complexity, cutting costly manual processes and delivering accurate and timely regulatory responses. Ahead of next week’s…

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…

SteelEye Discusses RegTech Data Platform for MiFID II and More

Ahead of A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in London, we caught up with Matt Smith, CEO at SteelEye, to discuss the company’s RegTech proposition, potential users, and participation in our London event. Q: What does RegTech mean to you? A: For me, RegTech is the application of technical innovation to reduce the complexity…

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…

GoldenSource Integrates eXtremeDB to Speed Up Regulatory Response

GoldenSource has integrated its Risk Master platform with McObject’s eXtremeDB to deliver an enterprise data management (EDM) solution capable of responding to regulations demanding fast access to vast data volumes. Initial use cases of the integration include compliance with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation and the best execution elements of Markets in…

IHS Markit Builds out MiFID II Product Portfolio

IHS Markit’s collaboration with Deloitte on MiFID II counterparty entity classification and terms of business repapering builds out the company’s MiFID II product portfolio, which already includes transaction reporting based on the IHS Markit enterprise data management (EDM) solution. The Deloitte collaboration follows IHS Markit’s introduction of the Outreach360 regulatory compliance communication platform last month…

IHS Markit and Deloitte Partner, Addressing MiFID II Compliance and Re-papering

Building on its launch of the Outreach360 regulatory compliance communication platform last month, information and analytics solutions provider IHS Markit has partnered with Deloitte to make the consultancy’s regulatory advisory expertise available as a managed service on the platform, according to officials of the companies. The partnership of IHS Markit and Deloitte is offering MiFID…