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MiFID II Drives Innovation in Research Management

The challenges of how to manage research under MiFID II – where it comes from, how you pay for it and how much it costs – are the result of the regulation’s focus on bringing transparency to investors. The regulation has also created a cottage industry of nimble innovators alongside the big players that have…

State Street: The Journey Towards Internal Efficiency

State Street managing director Nathaniel Rand led A-Team Group’s recent Intelligent Trading Summit in New York with a keynote that opened a window onto the firm’s technology investment strategy, including core goals, key stages and crucial trends in the journey towards an evolved and efficient technology infrastructure. Over the past few years, State Street, one…

J.P. Morgan and Citadel Adopt truePTS Post-Trade Derivatives Processing Solution

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter truePTS is addressing the challenges of post-trade derivatives processing with its ‘no touch’ automated solution. Early adopters J.P. Morgan and Citadel are using the cloud-based platform as a lower-cost, digital alternative to legacy confirmation providers. The solution offers real-time synchronised connectivity between all participants in the post-trade environment through an…

Recorded Webinar: How are you managing the need to demonstrate trade reconstruction?

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Best execution under MiFID II and other current regulations presents practitioners with a daunting challenge: How does my firm provide evidence that it acted in the best interests of the client? The response necessarily requires storage of vast quantities of data from…

Recorded Webinar: Best practice timestamping and clock synchronisation

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Timestamping and clock synchronisation have been embedded in the EU by Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and are also a requirement of the US SEC Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). The webinar will discuss how well firms have realised the…

A Ticking Clock: The Tricky Issue of Timestamping for MiFID II

MiFID II has introduced rigorous new requirements for timestamping and clock synchronisation, forcing firms to overhaul existing technology and implement new systems to comply. Accuracy is everything – but how successful has the industry been in meeting the tighter demands? In advance of A-Team’s webinar on timestamping and clock synchronisation tomorrow, we take a quick look…

Potential and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence in the Trading Environment

Earlier this month, HSBC made headlines when it confirmed it will use UK start-up Quantexa’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology to root out money laundering across its operations – the bank’s latest move in a multi-billion pound programme to fight financial crime. This seal of approval by HSBC has focused attention on the…

Speakerbus and Revista Partner to Offer Voice Compliance and Trade Reconstruction

Speakerbus and Revista have partnered to provide cloud-based voice compliance and instant trade reconstruction capabilities. The Revista platform has been integrated with the Speakerbus high-performance trader voice management portfolio to provide a layer of compliance, while Revista captures every single interaction throughout a trade transaction lifecycle to support trade reconstruction. Andy Wodhams, CEO at Speakerbus…

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,…