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IHS Markit Launches ‘Different’ Solution For Derivatives Tax Compliance

Information, analytics and solutions provider IHS Markit has launched Markit / CTI Tax Solutions for Section 871(m), a service that went live with some users on January 1 as the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rule governing withholding on foreign investors for dividend equivalent payments for US equity derivatives took effect. Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH),…

Object Trading Adapts To Singapore Exchange’s Titan Platform

Multi-asset trading infrastructure provider Object Trading has adjusted its services to conform to Titan, the newly launched trading platform of the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Object Trading’s Direct Market Access (DMA) platform will continue to handle market data, order execution and pre-trade risk constraints for its clients who trade on SGX. Object Trading supports SGX’s QuestDT…

Establishing One True Data Voice: Extracting Long Term Benefits from MiFID II Compliance

By Boyke Baboelal, Director of Data Services at Asset Control The delay to the implementation of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) – now pushed back to January 2018 – gives institutions a chance to take a different approach. While many of the issues regarding MiFID II are still up in the air,…

Itiviti Details Plans Following its Formation through the Unification of Orc and CameronTec

Itiviti has set out development plans following its formation through the unification of Orc Group, a provider of electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, and CameronTec Group, a provider of FIX messaging infrastructure and connectivity. Torben Munch, CEO at Itiviti and formerly CEO at Orc, says the combined company is more than the sum of…

MiFID II: A Little Too Much Transparency?

Has transparency gone too far under planned revisions to the reporting requirements of the 2007 Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)? Market participants say that it will expose sensitive market activity, while creating a massive operational headache. While traders assume they will just have to deal with this pain they are in limbo until the…

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…

Metamako Adds Third-Party Apps to Ultra-Low Latency Switching Platform

Metamako, a provider of deterministic ultra-low latency devices, has set up a partner programme to encourage third parties to develop applications for its MetaApp and MetaMux switching platforms, which include ultra low-latency switching, an onboard field programmable gate array (FPGA) and a server, and are typically used to trade directly with exchanges. Dave Snowdon, founder…

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…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: It’s MiFID II Time!

Hot on the heels of our highly successful Trade Europe Now! white paper (sponsored by Interxion and available for free download here), yesterday we released our latest missive on MiFID II. Titled ‘MiFID II: Practical Considerations for Gainful Compliance’, the paper is sponsored by ORC Group, and like it says on the tin it offers…

Metamako Combines Technologies to Deliver Development Platform for Network Edge Applications

Metamako has combined layer 1+ switching technology, field programmable gate array (FPGA) hardware and an Intel x86 server to deliver MetaApp, an adaptable application platform that supports network edge development and is expected to find favour in ultra-low latency environments such as high frequency trading. MetaApp adds functionality to the company’s MetaConnect and MetaMux deterministic,…