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Metamako Links Multiple FPGAs

FPGA networking platform provider Metamako has launched capability to run different FPGAs [field programmable gate arrays] at once, saving its users the costs of data center rack space and freeing resources for use with other applications and functions, according to officials at the provider. “One of those FPGAs could be used for the watch application…

Metamako, MayStreet Take Steps For Time-Stamped Order Ledger

FPGA networking platform provider Metamako has added market access and data analytics provider MayStreet’s services to its network, which will make it possible to develop a time-stamped order ledger, according to Ciaran Kennedy, head of US operations at Metamako. “MayStreet’s ability to decode market orders, extract our time stamp and combine the two, would allow…

Recorded Webinar: Voice recording for communications surveillance under MIFID II/MAR

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. To date, the industry’s regulatory compliance focus for upcoming European MiFID II and Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) has been on issues including the structure of trading facilities, systematic internalisation, governance, best execution and time-stamping. MiFID II and MAR also contain provisions, however,…

Time-stamping Needs To Be Better Than Regulators Require, Providers Say

Although the requirement for time-stamping set by Europe’s MiFID II regulation and for the US Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) is within 100 microseconds of the recognised standard UTC time, in practice firms and exchanges will need their reporting to be accurate down to nanoseconds or just a few microseconds, according to time-stamping services providers. “High-frequency…

MiFID II Handbook

As the 3 January 2018 compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) approaches, A-Team Group has pulled together everything you need to know about the regulation in a precise and concise handbook. The MiFID II Handbook, commissioned by Thomson Reuters, provides a guide to aspects of the regulation that will have…

Firms Struggle To Grasp MiFID II Time-stamping Rules

MiFID II definitions for time-stamping and rules for record keeping to support tracking of trade orders — as defined in Article 25 of the directive’s regulatory technical standards (RTS 25) —  even less than a year away from the deadline for compliance with the regulation, appear to be little understood, according to experts who spoke…

Recorded Webinar: Trade/Order Tracking & Time-Stamping for Regulatory Compliance

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. At the beginning of 2018 in Europe, and before the end of 2017 in the US, new time-stamping requirements will come into force, under European MiFID II regulation and the US SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) project. The RTS 25 provision of…

The Trading Regulations Handbook

Need to know all the essentials about the regulations impacting trading infrastructure? Welcome to the first edition of our A-Team Trading Regulations Handbook which provides all the essentials about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team’s Trading Regulations Handbook is a great way to see at-a-glance: All the regulations that are impacting trading technology…

TransFICC Confirms First 5 Venues For Spring Launch

London-based electronic trading technology company TransFICC, which serves fixed-income and derivatives markets, plans a spring 2017 launch of its application programming interface (API) service to facilitate connectivity with trading venues. The service can connect to multiple venues to execute orders without separate submissions (for users with software to enable this method of sending orders through…

Time Stamps Key To Market Data Performance, TCA Provider Tells Webinar

To get the highest performance possible from managing market data operations, especially connectivity, a deterministic approach may not be the only one that should be taken, observed Louis Lovas, director of solutions at OneMarketData, who spoke in a December 8 webinar sponsored by the transaction cost analysis provider, and hosted by Intelligent Trading Technology and…