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TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

Discover the Outlook for Risk, Regulation and Sustainability at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit

Managing risk, regulation and sustainability will be key to success for financial institutions throughout 2019, but what will the biggest risks look like, what can you expect in terms of regulatory development, and how can you create sustainable risk management during a year of ongoing change? Beate Born, executive director, risk and regulatory management at…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

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…

FIX Trading Community Sets Up Brexit Working Group, Calls for Members

The FIX Trading Community is calling for members to join a Brexit Working Group designed to help FIX members and other industry participants prepare for the challenges presented by the UK leaving the European Union. The goals of the group are to identify and review requirements for potential changes to technical or business practices that…

Equities Trading Solutions: to Buy or Build?

Why you need a mix of third-party and in-house technology, and how to get it right By: Steve Grob, CMO, ION Capital Markets, Fidessa Since the global financial crisis, top-tier equities trading businesses have been contending with a mounting series of challenges. Volumes have flattened. Commissions have fallen. Regulation has tightened. Meanwhile, the rise of…

IHS Markit and AcadiaSoft Offer Compliance with Incoming Initial Margin Rules

IHS Markit and AcadiaSoft have responded to ongoing extension of initial margin rules for non-cleared derivatives through an alliance that brings together the former’s information and analytics capabilities, and the latter’s specialism in margin automation solutions. The initial margin requirement for non-cleared derivatives was introduced in 2016, with increasing numbers of entities required to meet…

Tradeweb and Bloomberg Pitch Camp in Amsterdam Ahead of Brexit

Amsterdam is becoming a location of choice for capital markets participants preparing for Brexit. Despite huge uncertainties around how Britain’s exit from the EU will, or won’t, pan out on March 29, 2019, the latest arrivals in Amsterdam include Tradeweb and Bloomberg. Tradeweb has gained authorisation from the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)…

Could MiFID II be the Unlikely Catalyst of AI Adoption in Capital Markets?

By: Terence Chabe, Business Development Manager, Colt Technology Services We are a year on from MiFID II coming into effect, and while the regulation hasn’t caused any of the more apocalyptic consequences predicted, it has transformed the day-to-day life of those working in capital markets. One key change is the vast amount of data firms…