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Markit EDM Lays Out 2017 Roadmap

Markit EDM, the enterprise data management (EDM) business of Markit that merged with IHS in July 2016, has laid out its roadmap for 2017 including functional expansion of its EDM platform and a focus on delivering improved data visualisation to business users. Working with IHS, a provider of proprietary information, analytics and solutions to a…

ISITC Taps Machine Learning To Catch Suspect Transactions

Although the financial industry’s awareness of the need to use machine learning to bolster its cybersecurity has existed for several years, focused work on such endeavors is just beginning, as Erica Choinski, the new chair of industry operations group ISITC, sees it. As ISITC prepares the agenda for its 23rd annual vendor show in Boston…

IHS Markit Launches ‘Different’ Solution For Derivatives Tax Compliance

Information, analytics and solutions provider IHS Markit has launched Markit / CTI Tax Solutions for Section 871(m), a service that went live with some users on January 1 as the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rule governing withholding on foreign investors for dividend equivalent payments for US equity derivatives took effect. Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH),…

Buy-Side Waking Up To MiFID II Impact On Research Fees, Says Fidessa Executive

In recent weeks, the understanding of how to implement the rules for commission payments set in Europe’s MiFID II regulation has changed, according to David Pearson, head of post-trade strategy at trading platform provider Fidessa. “The understanding now is that a broker must be paid for services they provide to clients, whatever those services are,”…

Recorded Webinar: Countdown to MiFID II

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording here. MiFID II is dominating trading technologists’ thoughts in 2016. What has been achieved so far and what is still to be done? What elements of the regulation are proving most difficult – perhaps algo testing, classification or surveillance? – and how are regulators responding?…

Fine Lines Between FCA and EU on MiFID II

By Dan Barnes UK markets regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued its consultation on the implementation of MiFID II, with some significant differences to the rules published by the European Commission, particularly for the buy side. The level of surprise these changes hold for firms will typically depend on their size and investment…

Anyone for MiFID III?

By Steve Grob, Director of Group Strategy, Fidessa I was chatting with the Reg folks here at Fidessa Towers yesterday and the spectre of MiFID III came up. Before you all jump off the window ledge, there is no official notion of this yet, but when will the regulators feel that their work really is…

Data Management Summit London – Keynotes, Presentations, Panel Sessions, Round Tables and Champagne

Regulation topped the agenda at last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit, although it was followed closely by issues including the transformation of data to information, data lineage, utilities, Know Your Customer ( KYC) and client onboarding, data quality, operations models, data stewardship and more! Keynotes and Presentations Introduced by Andrew Delaney, chief content officer…

Establishing One True Data Voice: Extracting Long Term Benefits from MiFID II Compliance

By Boyke Baboelal, Director of Data Services at Asset Control The delay to the implementation of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) – now pushed back to January 2018 – gives institutions a chance to take a different approach. While many of the issues regarding MiFID II are still up in the air,…

A-Team Survey Reports Potential Impact of Brexit on our Trading Community

To gauge opinion on the UK’s exit from the European Union, A-Team Group, producers of Intelligent Trading Technology, recently conducted a survey among capital markets participants. The survey uncovered serious concerns about the impact Brexit could have on the UK financial data and technology industry, with 85% of respondents expecting the impact to be negative…