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SEC Rule 606 Features Highly at FIX Americas Conference

The imminent adoption of amendments to SEC Rule 606 was high on the list of hot topics when electronic trading professionals met at the FIX Americas conference in New York this week. And while speakers, panellists and delegates acknowledged the initiative represents a significant challenge in terms of technology resource, most said they believed the…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

MiFID II: The True Cost of Research Unbundling – Part One

The implementation of MiFID II in 2018 catalysed a maelstrom of regulatory modifications for financial institutions. One of the biggest changes was the requirement to separate the cost of investment research and corporate access from the cost of trade execution – forcing providers to drastically alter their models in order to comply with the explicit…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

Coleman Research Connects Providers and Consumers with Exchange Platform

Coleman Research has introduced Coleman Exchange, a cloud-based software platform that helps research providers and buy-side research consumers manage key aspects of the research workflow. Research firms can use the platform for scheduling, managing subscriptions, and invoicing for analyst access and meetings. The platform also provides entitlements management, producing real-time reports that capture the consumption…

State Street Acquisition of Charles River Offers Clients Front-Office Data Management Solution

By Uri Inspector, Staff Reporter State Street has completed its acquisition of financial data firm Charles River Systems for $2.6 billion. First announced in July 2018, the deal gives State Street’s clients access to Charles River’s front-office data aggregation and management platform. The bank has appointed John Plansky, formerly global head of State Street Global…

Stakeholders Must Work Together to Create a RegTech Ecosystem to Support Innovation

Stephane Malrait, Managing Director of Market Structure and Innovation in Financial Markets at ING, urged the industry to join forces to support growth, development and innovation and overcome the high barriers to adoption for regulatory technology solutions in his keynote speech at the opening of A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit at the Tower Hotel in London…

The Evolution of the Multi-Asset Class Trading Desk

By John Greenan, CEO, Alignment Systems Over the past 30 years, the buy-side trading desk has undergone a fundamental transformation, specifically in two linked areas: automation of high-touch and low-touch trading, and the rise of multi-asset class trading. Alignment Systems worked with FactSet to document this transformation with an eye on understanding where the industry…

FactSet Sets Out Development Plans for Data Exploration Platform

FactSet plans to roll out additional elements of its cloud-based FactSet Data Exploration platform that will deliver a fully hosted application production environment over the next six months. The company introduced the platform on Microsoft Azure this summer offering content from the Open:FactSet Marketplace as well as programming tools including Microsoft SQL, RStudio and Python….

Visible Alpha Appoints ex-FactSet Executive Mark Hale as COO

Research specialist Visible Alpha has appointed Mark Hale to the newly created role of chief operating officer (COO). Hale Joins Visible Alpha after 20 years at financial data and software company FactSet, where he served as executive vice president and COO, leading global teams in product management, technology, infrastructure and IT. Hale will lead Visible…