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Push Technology Secures £10m Series A Investment

Push Technology, a US-based provider of in real-time data streaming and messaging solutions, has completed a £10 million Series A round of financing. Maven Capital Partners led the round with participation from new and existing investors Guinness Asset Management and Stephens Capital Partners. The investment will assist the company to aggressively expand its sales and…

Creator of SOTERIA Branches Out with New Agnostic Audio Assurance Offering, as Regulatory Focus Sharpens

Insightful Technology, the RegTech specialist most recently known for creating Communication compliance and surveillance SaaS solution, SOTERIA, has spread its wings today with the launch of the first agnostic stand-alone product outside of the core offering. Audio Assure, a solution that enables automated and accurate audio testing, as well as the monitoring of line operations…

Financial Markets Operations Response to COVID-19: Best Practices for Working from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all walks of life, and carries with it implications for society beyond even the obvious and immediate health impact. Business is being hit across the board, with many corporations sending staff home in an effort to keep them both safe and working. It’s clear that firms can’t rely on a…

ICE Futures Waives Voice Recording, Time-stamping Requirements

ICE Futures US has granted temporary relief to intermediaries from the obligation to comply with certain requirements, including from the requirement to make and keep records of oral communications, as long as a written record is provided instead. The exchange has also granted relief from any requirement to record the date and time by time-stamp…

CFTC Issues COVID-19 Relief

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has relaxed rules around voice and telephone recording for swap execution facilities up until the end of June, along with relief to designated contract markets regarding audit trail and related requirements over the same period. The spread of coronavirus has caused compliance with certain CFTC requirements to be…

VoxSmart Extends Comms Surveillance Capability with Acquisition of Fonetic Trading Business

VoxSmart, a provider of mobile surveillance technology, has acquired the trading business of Fonetic with a view to delivering a complete communications surveillance offering that addresses market demand for consolidation and integration compliance and surveillance solutions. The acquisition, financial details of which have not been disclosed, follows some high-profile regulatory investigations and prosecutions, such as…

SOTERIA and RIMES Join Forces on Trade and Communications Surveillance

A new partnership is set to combine two of the most fragmented and challenging areas of market surveillance, as SOTERIA (formerly known as Insightful Technology) joins forces with managed data services and RegTech provider, RIMES Technologies, to create a new solution that assists firms to detect market abuse and insider dealing through the unison of…

IPC and Cloud9 Partner to Deliver Voice Trading and Collaboration Solution

IPC and Cloud9 Technologies are working together to offer an advanced, open voice trading and collaboration solution. The integrated cloud-based service combines Cloud9’s C9 Trader voice communications and analytics platform with IPC’s Unigy trading communications platform and Connexus Cloud financial ecosystem. The aim of the partnership is to provide the global trading community with a…

Wematch.live Seeks to Disrupt Voice Traded Interest Rate Swaps

Wematch.live, a digital broker, reports growing interest in the Euro interest rate swaps (IRS) matching and negotiating platform it released in late July. The platform went live with an initial group of 10 banks, including JP Morgan, Société Générale, HSBC and Royal Bank of Canada, and has since increased usage and liquidity, with 39 banks…

Recorded Webinar: Privacy vs. Surveillance: Managing conflicting regulations in Germany and other privacy-sensitive jurisdictions

The EU’s MiFID II and other regulations globally have placed greater emphasis than ever on market surveillance, recording of trading communications and records-retention processes in an attempt to stamp out market abuse and boost investor confidence and protections. At the same time, the public’s attitude toward data privacy has hardened, most visibly through new regulations…