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Creating Back Office 2.0 – Reinventing Trade Processing on the Block Chain

By Pete Harris, Principal, Lighthouse Partners Financial markets firms seem to be forever complaining about an increasingly competitive marketplace that is driving down revenues and increased compliance and operational procedures that are pushing up costs. No surprise then that many are looking at a technology called block chain in order to simplify their post-trade infrastructures…

Misys Delivers Cloud Based Version of FusionCapital

Misys is building out its FusionCapital trading platform on the basis of its four core workflow solutions – Kondor, Summit, Opics and Sophis – and the addition of components including pricing, curves and securities inventory that can be used across the core solutions but also by third-party vendor solutions. The FusionCapital platform is the culmination…

Talking Intelligent Trading With Andrew Delaney: ITS – The Story So Far

Out of the ashes of A-Team’s highly successful Low Latency Summit conference series riseth the Intelligent Trading Summit, scheduled for this coming February 4 in London. Born of the concept that it’s no longer enough simply to be fast – you have to be smart, too – the Intelligent Trading Summit uniquely brings you the…

MiFID II: Rewriting the Code

Demanding regulation is transforming order and execution management systems into detail-driven trading engines The capacity of order management systems (OMSs) to support buy-side desks was challenged at the Barcelona-based Fixed Income Leaders Summit 2015 on 14 October by John Greenan, a front office systems specialist, who suggested that some providers “had not kept pace” with…

Final ESMA Report on MiFID II and MiFIR Technical Standards Recommends XML and ISO 20022 for Regulatory Data Reporting

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final report on Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for Markets in Financial Instruments II (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). The report covers many aspects of the directive and regulation, and concludes debate over market data reporting, recommending that transaction and instrument reference…

LSEG and Boat Prepare MiFID II Trade Reporting Solution

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Boat Services have joined forces to develop a MiFID II trade reporting solution, but plans may not end there with Boat suggesting the platform could be built out to deliver a utility-type service supporting a number of regulations. Initially, LSEG and Boat have signed heads of terms that will…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: MiFID II and the Coming Post-Trade Revolution

Word has it that ESMA is serious about its intention to publish its final guidance on MiFID II this month. With a possible (unconfirmed) publication date of September 24 doing the rounds, the market is bracing itself for a vigorously more prescriptive approach than under MiFID I, with less wiggle room for divergence from the…

Interactive Data’s Plans for Continuous Evaluated Pricing

Interactive Data, which has historically had strong roots in the back office with its end-of-day pricing services, has been ramping up to provide streaming evaluated bond prices in the form of its Continuous Evaluated Pricing (CEP) service and is seeking to expand its reach into core middle and front office functions within the financial enterprise….

A-Team Group Webinar Describes a Buy-and-Build Approach to Developing Agile Trading Systems

Agile trading systems are key to market differentiation, but rather than following the well-trodden path of building proprietary systems, firms are beginning to favour a buy-and-build approach that not only meets immediate needs, but also accommodates rapid development to meet evolving trading and customer requirements. Hosting an A-Team Group webinar entitled How to Create an…

Fonetic and Tango Team to Deliver Dodd-Frank Compliant Voice Recording and Speech Analytics Solution

Fonetic, a provider of voice recognition and linguistics analytics, has set up a partnership with Tango Networks, a provider of business mobility services, to offer a mobile voice recording and speech analytics system designed to help financial institutions meet voice compliance requirements on the trading floor. The solution is a server software overlay that can…