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US Consolidated Audit Trail Swings into Action

The US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) swung into action last week after long delays and in a limited way, with members of self-regulatory organisations (SROs) within the CAT NMS (National Market System) Plan, except small SRO members, starting to report to the central repository. Early reporting follows the end of October publication by Thesys CAT,…

RegTek Solutions Discusses the Potential of Regtech at Today’s RegTech Summit in NYC

The New York edition of A-Team Group’s highly successful RegTech Summit is today and we caught up with Rob McGowan, Head of Sales for North America, RegTek Solutions to hear his views on how regtech can help support and improve regulatory reporting. What does RegTech mean to you? Combining microservice technology and regulatory expertise to…

Adapt or Miss Out: MiFID II Impact Is Still Uncertain but the Opportunity Is Now

By Michael Tegos, Editor, Smartkarma What’s in a name? For finance professionals in the EU and worldwide, MiFID II (and the slightly more unwieldy full name for which it stands) means upheaval and tumult. For others, it means opportunity. Many might even be thinking of the tired and overused word ‘disruption’. What’s certain is that…

Coleman Research Connects Providers and Consumers with Exchange Platform

Coleman Research has introduced Coleman Exchange, a cloud-based software platform that helps research providers and buy-side research consumers manage key aspects of the research workflow. Research firms can use the platform for scheduling, managing subscriptions, and invoicing for analyst access and meetings. The platform also provides entitlements management, producing real-time reports that capture the consumption…

RegTech Summit NYC: Meet The Speakers

The New York edition of A-Team Group’s highly successful RegTech Summit is less than a week away and the industry is gearing up to converge on New York for an event filled with senior speakers, expert practitioners and cutting edge innovators in the RegTech space. Ahead of the big day, we stole a few moments…

More Regulation Needed for Cryptocurrencies Warns US Attorney General

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has launched a new initiative designed to protect and inform customers of cryptocurrency exchanges. The move could serve as a precursor to increased regulation of the market and create a new opportunity for regtech providers. Unlike traditional exchanges, virtual asset trading platforms in the US…

TP ICAP Partners Credit Benchmark to Enhance Credit Risk Capabilities

TP ICAP’s data and analytics division has partnered Credit Benchmark to create a credit proxy solution combining market pricing with Credit Benchmark ratings. Customers will benefit from enhanced price discovery, xVA, trading and risk management capabilities. TP ICAP will provide Credit Benchmark with data from its Tullett Prebon Information business for research into the relationship…

Miami International Selects OneMarketData’s OneTick for Exchange Platforms

Miami International Holdings has chosen OneMarketData, creator of the OneTick high performance tick capture and streaming analytics engine as a solution for two of its exchange platforms. Following the success of OneTick on MIAX PEARL and MIAX Options exchanges, Miami has chosen OneTicket for MIAX Emerald and MIAX Equities Exchange. OneTick is a time series…

FCA Argues Case for EU Equivalence Post Brexit

The FCA has updated its progress on Brexit, saying it is on course to be ready for a hard exit from the EU and that it is important for both sides to coordinate to avoid disruption in the event of a no-deal situation. Its preference, however, is a permanent arrangement post Brexit that would allow…

Towards Sustainable MiFID II Compliance

With MiFID II nine months into implementation since go live in Janaury 2018 and the systematic internaliser (SI) regime having become mandatory for all firms within its scope in early September, a panel of regulatory experts at A-Team Group’s recent RegTech Summit in London reviewed how the regulation is playing out and discussed how to…