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The Results Are In… Trading Tech Insight Awards USA 2020

The A-Team Group Trading Tech Insight Awards USA winners were announced this week in the second year of the North American edition, and while we were sad not to be able to hold our usual glittering reception to celebrate the winners, their achievement is no less redoubtable. US market practitioners and suppliers are facing unique…

IPC to Leverage OpenFin OS for Voice App Store

New York-based voice and electronic trading communications solutions provider IPC has entered into a strategic partnership with financial operating system OpenFin in order to develop access to its applications and data solutions across its 110,000+ global user community. Through IPC’s “Voice App Store,” traders and other regulated users will be able to leverage IPC-developed applications…

Recorded Webinar: Financial Services Infrastructure in the Post-Covid Environment

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are these one-offs; the impact has been sustained since the virus hit in early…

Communications = Key Compliance Concern During Covid-19

COVID-19, lockdown, working from home and self-isolation are now well established across the financial industry, but how are compliance teams impacted? A recent survey on market abuse monitoring from SteelEye found that almost half (40%) of the 80 market participants have seen their compliance budgets increase since the lockdown, with monitoring communications seen as the…

SteelEye Launches Free Communications Surveillance

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, this week confirmed that it would offer financial firms the opportunity to use its Communications Surveillance service for free as the market adapts to a new style of working under pandemic conditions. As firms reopen their offices, reduced density rules are likely to prevail for some time, meaning…

How Financial Markets are Maintaining Resilience During COVID-19

By David Brown, Chief Operating Officer, IPC. We are indeed living through unprecedented times, with the COVID-19 virus impacting all major trading locations around the globe simultaneously. Traders at financial institutions may already be working at home in self-isolation, or else unable to work as they are ill. Others, able to travel and classified as…

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…

RJ O’Brien Deploys Eventus in the Cloud for Risk Monitoring and Trade Surveillance

Derivatives trader RJ O’Brien & Associates’ (ROJ) selection of Eventus Systems’ Validus as the global platform for its trade surveillance and risk monitoring requirements is aimed at meeting the firm’s regulatory obligations across a range of jurisdictions, including MAD/MAR, MiFID II RTS 6, the CFTC’s Tag 50 and regulations emanating from the Asia/Pacific region. According…