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The CAT is Out of the Bag and it Looks Aggressive

In an era of regulation, traders may not love compliance, but they have learned to live with it. That said, the looming US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) has stirred up infighting between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the individual broker-dealer firms and exchanges affected. There have been complaints of an ‘incredibly aggressive’ timeframe,…

Metamako and Redline Partner to Deliver Ultra-Low Latency Trading Solution

Metamako and Redline Trading Solutions have teamed up to deliver an ultra-low latency end-to-end solution for automated trading that is based on the former’s low-latency, FPGA-enabled network devices and the latter’s high-performance market data and order execution systems. The solution combines Redline’s InRush consolidated market data feeds with Metamako network devices to allow InRush to…

Deutsche Börse Reaps the Benefits of Implementing Metamako Network Devices

Deutsche Börse Group is reaping the benefits of Metamako FPGA-based network devices in its colocation network, including the ability to gain greater insight into the network and use precisely timestamped packet capture data for analyses that were not previously possible. The exchange deployed 60 Metamako K-Series devices running MetaWatch, an ultra-precise tapping and timestamping application,…

Extended emagine Timestamping Service Supports MiFID II Compliance

emagine’s Time-as-a-Service (TaaS) solution, which enables market participants to timestamp trades to within 100 microseconds, has been made available across BSO’s network of 91 data centres in 20 countries. Financial services management consultancy emagine says TaaS enables traders to comply with Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), which went live this week and…

Corvil Tops up MiFID II Solutions with UTC Traceability

Corvil has expanded its Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) product portfolio with a Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) traceability solution that helps market participants monitor and report electronic trading activity. This is key to the EU’s MiFID II and the US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) regulation, which both come into effect in 2018….

Metamako and Velocimetrics Offer MiFID Compliant Timestamping

Metamako and Velocimetrics have developed a joint solution designed to enable capital markets firms to capture, analyse and precisely timestamp trading data in compliance with the requirements of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). Under the partnership, Metamako’s low-latency network devices aggregate and directly route packets of nanosecond-precision timestamped data to Velocimetrics’ VMX…

Enyx Integrates Xilinx FPGA Technology to Power nxFeed

Enyx has increased the performance of its nxFeed solution on the back of a new release of its FPB2 platform that is powered by Xilinx Virtex UltraScale+ (VUS+) field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. The FPB2 platform, developed by Bittware, uses the Xilinx VUS+ FPGA to offer a four-times larger matrix than Enyx’s previous platform,…

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…

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…

OTCX-SimCorp Partnership Takes On MiFID II Compliance

OTC derivatives multi-dealer platform OTCX’s recently announced partnership with investment management solutions provider SimCorp makes the OTCX Request For Quote (RFQ) platform more widely available – and capitalises on the platform’s value for MiFID II compliance, according to Nicolas Koechlin, CEO of OTCX. “We started the OTCX concept a little before MiFID II kicked in,”…