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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…

Thomson Reuters Releases State of Regulatory Reform 2018 Report

Thomson Reuters has released a State of Regulatory Reform 2018 Special Report highlighting a rise in international divergence in regulatory reform and financial firms racing to apply digital technology. On a geographic basis, the report, now in its eighth annual edition, describes major regulations taking effect in the European Union and Asia Pacific, and the…

The Governance, Risk and Compliance Trends Set to shape 2018

By: Doug Morgan, Group Chief Executive, Cordium The past few years have been challenging for the compliance teams of financial firms and 2018 will be no different – if anything, the pace of evolution is set to accelerate on a number fronts. From input gathered from clients and industry contacts, Cordium has pulled together a…

MiFID II – Day 1

At last, and after years of preparation, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) has gone live – but not quite as expected, with both the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the German regulator, BaFin, granting Europe’s largest futures exchanges an extra 30 months to comply with the directive’s rules on trading and…

Sponsored Blog: Ullink’s Richard Bentley Discusses the Shifting Balance Between High-Touch and Low-Touch Trading Technology

As global trading markets continue to evolve, moving from high-touch to low-touch trading solutions and beginning to benefit from hybrid products, we caught up with Ullink chief product officer, Richard Bentley, to talk about his take on market direction, the rise of managed services, and the products firms need to implement to keep pace with…

Do It Once, Do It Right

By Bill Hodash and Eugene Ing, DTCC Next year will mark a decade since the financial crisis. Since then, a wave of regulatory reforms has been implemented to increase the transparency and resiliency of the financial system, including the mandate to use legal entity identifiers (LEIs) across many jurisdictions. The goal is to ensure that…

SmartStream and RegTek.Solutions Combine to Offer Reconcile.Trade

SmartStream and RegTek.Solutions have combined products to deliver Reconcile.Trade, a service providing turnkey reconciliation solutions for global regulatory reporting. RegTek brings trade and transaction reporting software to the service, and SmartStream its reconciliations platform. Reconcile.Trade is designed to meet regulatory demand for proactive oversight of trade and transaction reporting, and supports Markets in Financial Instruments…

SmartStream RDU Fills MiFID II Gap with Systematic Internaliser Register

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is finalising a service – the Systematic Internaliser Register – that will allow systematic internalisers (SIs) within the scope of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) to publish financial instruments for which they will offer SI services and firms to identify whether counterparties are SIs and therefore…

A-Team Group Tags Some Top RegTech Start-Ups

Whether you define RegTech as the application of technological innovation to reduce the burden of regulatory obligations, or the digitisation of regulatory compliance processes, it is promising to play a significant part in solving the compliance conundrum by reducing complexity, cutting costly manual processes and delivering accurate and timely regulatory responses. Ahead of next week’s…

Tora Integrates Otas Analytics to Meet Demand for Added Value Best Ex Tools

Tora has enhanced its cloud-based order and execution management system (OEMS) with the integration of Otas portfolio and trading analytics. The integration is expected to help clients generate alpha and meet the best execution requirements of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). Building out its MiFID II capability, the company has also integrated…