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A-Team Group Introduces 2021 Innovation Awards

Here at A-Team Group we have been working hard on plans to celebrate innovative projects and teams with the launch of our A-Team Innovation Awards. The awards are designed to reward teams that have found innovative ways to make use of new and emerging technologies to solve challenges at financial institutions in capital markets. The…

Eflow Pushes Performance of Trade Surveillance Platform with Refinitiv Market Data

Eflow, a London-based regulatory compliance firm, has added Refinitiv market data including tick history to its TZ trade surveillance platform. The data expands the company’s existing market data store and will increase the number of instruments and records available for testing in TZ. It will also strengthen the accuracy of any alerts generated. Refinitiv’s fast…

SteelEye Joins Forces with Refinitiv on RegTech Suite

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, has incorporated Refinitiv market data on its RegTech platform in a bid to help its clients enhance their compliance and analytics capabilities. Refinitiv provides one of the widest ranges of cross-asset data available, with 7.3 million price updates per second for over 84 million instruments and 2.5…

Schroders Deploys SteelEye to Improve MiFID II Transaction Reporting

SteelEye continue to build its customer base looking for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) solutions with the addition of Schroders. The investment manager deployed SteelEye in July 2020 having selected the compliance technology and data analytics firm on the basis of the quality of its technology, regulatory expertise, and willingness to support…

Success for Exactpro on Testing for Live Digital Derivatives Platform ZUBR

Exactpro, a specialist , ex-LSE Group firm providing independent functional and non-functional testing, has successfully finalised full software testing of the live digital derivatives platform ZUBR Exchange ahead of its launch. Exactpro’s testing was aimed at providing transparency to ZUBR’s clients and investors, and has ensured robust trading and risk engine performance. The ZUBR testing…

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…

Recorded Webinar: High noon for surveillance: resolving tension between the costs of false positives, challenges of calibration, and compliance

When it comes to trade surveillance, regulators want firms to do their own alert calibration, examine all alerts, and keep auditable records. Firms need to balance the real cost of false positives with the technical challenge and risk of self-calibrating and auto-calibrating, while compliance, IT and vendors have to grapple with the need for defensible…

SOTERIA and RIMES Join Forces on Trade and Communications Surveillance

A new partnership is set to combine two of the most fragmented and challenging areas of market surveillance, as SOTERIA (formerly known as Insightful Technology) joins forces with managed data services and RegTech provider, RIMES Technologies, to create a new solution that assists firms to detect market abuse and insider dealing through the unison of…

SEC Further Delays Rule 606

On September 4, in response to a new request from the Financial Information Forum and the Security Traders Association, the SEC extended the compliance deadline for Rule 606 amendments. This represents the second extension for the routing practices regulation, which was first proposed in November 2018 with an original deadline of May 2019, and subsequently…