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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…

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…

Datawatch Adds Panopticon Streams Real-Time Stream Processing Engine

Datawatch has increased the speed of real-time streaming and time series data analytics with stream processing engine Panopticon Streams. The engine can be used as a stand-alone solution or in conjunction with Panopticon’s Visual Analytics platform. Peter Simpson, vice president of visualisation strategy at Datawatch Panopticon, says: “Capital markets customers will benefit from Panopticon Streams’…

City Index/Forex.com Operator GAIN Capital Deploys Eventus for Surveillance

By Zoe Schiff, Reporter GAIN Capital Holdings, operator of the Forex.com and City Index online trader services, has deployed the cloud-based version of Eventus Systems’ Validus platform to manage its market surveillance programme for its futures market activities. The FCM’s Compliance and Risk departments and Trade Desk will be using the Validus system for the…

RegTech Summit Calls for Collaboration Between Vendors, Users and Regulators

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit returned to London last week with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and an innovative regtech showcase featuring four newcomers to the market. The event also hosted numerous sponsors exhibiting leading regtech solutions and was joined by over 200 capital markets participants keen to further their knowledge of,…

Archax selects Aquis Technologies to underpin institutional-grade crypto exchange

Archax, the institutional-grade crypto and security token exchange due to open in the first half of 2019, has selected Aquis Technologies for a complete suite of exchange operations services and tools to support its business. The suite includes the Aquis Matching Engine (AME) and Aquis Market Surveillance (AMS), as well as market operations and post-trade…

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,…

Intelligent Trading Summit Debates the Prospects of Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency is all the rage in capital markets, but how does it differ from other asset classes, how will it be regulated and what are its challenges and opportunities for trading firms and exchanges? A panel session at A-Team Group’s recent Intelligent Trading Summit in New York City answered these questions and more, looking at both the…

Enterprise Structure from Hyannis Port Research brings Buy-Side Benefits

In April 2018, US-based capital markets infrastructure technology provider Hyannis Port Research (HPR) expanded into the European market to offer high-tech multi-jurisdictional solutions for European investment banks and major buy-side funds. With an approach based around an end-to-end offering, the firm brings its experience with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Rule 15c3-5 on…