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TradingTech Summit New York City

The TradingTech Summit is aimed at senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution, trading architecture and explores progress trading firms are making towards digital transformation initiatives and how they are using high performance technologies to gain an edge in the current regulatory environment.

Addressing the Data Issues of Best Execution Under MiFID II and Other Global Regulations

By Peter Lawrey, CEO at Chronicle Software. Regulated trading systems need to record the reasons behind every decision they make with minimal impact on performance. Chronicle Software has worked with investment banks and hedge funds to deliver trading services with a record everything model and low microsecond latencies. Today’s more stringent regulatory environment is placing…

New Best Execution Rules Likely Beyond the SEC’s Rule 606 Changes

The focus on improving best execution transparency is likely to continue in the US, beyond the implementation of updates to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Rule 606, says Dermot Harriss, senior vice president at OneMarketData. In late 2018, the SEC adopted amendments to Regulation NMS (National Market System) Rule 606(b)(3). The new rules require…

MiFID II RTS 28 Analysis Highlights Trends in Data Quality and Internalisation

A recent report from regulatory compliance platform provider Cappitech offers a window on how firms are complying with best execution requirements under Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) by slicing and dicing the MiFID II RTS 28 data that EU-based financial services firms were required to submit to EU regulators in April of…

Velocimetrics Implements Enterprise-wide Data Lineage PoC at Large European Bank

Velocimetrics has implemented an enterprise-wide data lineage proof-of-concept at a major European bank. Driven by regulation BCBS 239, the bank wanted to achieve automated intra-day reconciliation, correlation and trade netting, but was already challenged to achieve T+1. The primary compliance requirement was to show completeness of reporting, although the project is already showing additional value…

Pico Reaches Agreement to Acquire Corvil, Plans Corvil-as-a-Service

Pico has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Corvil, a deal that will create a powerhouse providing managed trading technology services underpinned by sophisticated real-time performance analytics. The acquisition will combine Pico’s trading technology services with Corvil’s performance monitoring and analytics products to help clients gain greater insight into Pico’s managed electronic trading environments. Existing…

How to Deliver Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

Sell-side firms struggling to gain ground in a highly competitive and regulated trading environment, where low-latency technology is a commodity and highly performant trading strategies and algorithmic models are the only differentiators, are looking at the potential of agent-based simulation (ABS) techniques that could optimise execution system performance and allow algorithms to attract and retain…