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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…

AxiomSL Expands European Presence through SKS Partnership

AxiomSL has partnered Germany’s SKS Unternehmensberatung in a move set to increase its influence in continental Europe. AxiomSL’s regulatory reporting platform is already compliant with both national and international requirements in Germany, and its collaboration with SKS, a provider of regulatory, risk and compliance management systems, is expected to enhance its market position. The firm…

Wall Street Horizon Offers Increased Access to Corporate Event Data

Wall Street Horizon has expanded access to corporate event data with the addition of 2,000 global companies to its Enchilada platform. It has also enhanced the platform’s application programming interface (API) and graphical user interface. Barry Star, CEO of Wall Street Horizon, says: “Since the launch of Enchilada in 2015, clients have increasingly had more…

BSO and Hoptroff Develop Time-as-a-Service Solution to Support Regulatory Compliance

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter Global network provider BSO and time synchronisation specialist Hoptroff London have partnered to create a fully traceable and accurate Time-as-a-Service (TaaS) solution. Hoptroff’s Global Timing Network and AI driven Time-Suite software will be combined with BSO’s global low-latency network to offer a time synchronisation tool that gives firms a timestamp…

ITS MiFID II Briefing: MEP Warns of Political Impact on Market Structure Post-Brexit

Dr Kay Swinburne, the Welsh Conservative MEP known for her instrumental role in the architecture of MiFID II, has issued a stark warning on the highly politicised environment to be expected over the next six months. As Brexit negotiations take centre stage and technical considerations become subsumed by partisan agendas, Swinburne further stressed the potential…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Fonetic Names Child, Broderick, Blower to New Advisory Board

Voice systems provider has created an advisory board to tap industry expertise on the use of technology in regulatory compliance and market surveillance. To kick off the initiative, the company has recruited three industry executives: Nick Child, former Citi markets compliance head, who will act as chairman; Sandy Broderick, ex-Société Générale MD; and Oliver Blower,…

Post-Trade for ETDs: The Final Frontier for Buy-Side Operational Efficiency?

The fund management industry’s shift to passive funds and embrace of smart-beta funds over the past decade or so has shaved margins to the extreme. In this environment, operational efficiency becomes an existential issue. Across a broad swathe of asset classes, front-office technologies have kept pace with massive changes in market structure driven by regulation…