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A-Team Group Names Winners of RegTech Awards 2018

The winners of A-Team Group’s RegTech Awards 2018 have been revealed, with winning solution and service providers named across categories from best data management solution for regulatory compliance to best reference data for regulatory compliance, best trade repository for regulatory disclosure, best vendor solution for data governance, and best compliance as a service solution. As…

Trading Technologies Begins Build of Trading Ecosystem

Trading Technologies (TT) has been developing expertise for 25 years and says the next 25 will be about adding value for customers based on its intent to build an ecosystem encompassing trading applications, infrastructure and data. TT won’t pull back from its traditional business in trading screens, but it is pushing on to extend its…

Estates and Infrastructure Exchange Selects Aquis Technologies Solutions

The Estates and Infrastructure Exchange (EIE) has selected Aquis Technologies, a division of Aquis Exchange, to supply solutions and services including a trading front end, the Aquis matching engine (AME), the Aquis market surveillance (AMS) solution, including a first-line surveillance service, as well as market operations and post-trade tools and services. The matching engine and…

Testing Times for Algo Trading

When the EU’s wide-ranging Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) regulation came into force on January 3, 2018, traders did their best to deliver on its transparency demands and ensure they provided best execution on every trade in Europe, across all asset classes. But in justifying their actions to regulators and clients, firms…

What’s Next for Financial Services and MiFID II

By: Jay Patani, Tech Evangelist at ITRS In Hollywood, with every movie that hits the headlines its sequel is right around the corner. When the credits roll, it no longer marks the end of a film, but the next step in a long and lengthy franchise. The same applies in the world of financial services….

Rosenthal Collins Group Selects Eventus Platform for Trade Surveillance

Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), an independent futures brokerage and clearing firm, has selected Eventus Systems’ Validus platform for trade surveillance. RCG chose the cloud version of the platform for its compliance officers to monitor trading activity and any regulatory issues. RCG considered several trade surveillance vendors before selecting Eventus and the Validus platform, which has…

IPC and GreenKey Collaborate to Convert Real-Time Voice into Useable Data

IPC and GreenKey Technologies are collaborating to bring an artificial intelligence (AI) based speech recognition solution that converts real-time voice into useable data to market. IPC, a provider of compliant communication and networking solutions, and GreenKey Technologies, a creator of voice software with integrated speech recognition designed for financial markets, have been working together since…

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,…

SteelEye Builds Out Cloud-Based Data Consolidation and Intelligent Analytics Platform

SteelEye is building out its cloud-based data consolidation and analytics platform covering best execution, trade reconstruction, transaction reporting and record keeping, with a trade surveillance option due to go live later this year. It is also building up its client list, based on its ability to support regulatory compliance and help firms gain intelligence from…

UBS MTF Selects Aquis Technology for MiFID II Surveillance and Reporting

UBS MTF (Multilateral Trading Facility) has selected Aquis Technology, the regtech services arm of Aquis Exchange, to provide market surveillance and RTS 27 reporting software as required by Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). UBS selected the Aquis Market Surveillance solution on the basis of its strong and comprehensive market monitoring and surveillance,…