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VoxSmart Raises $25 Million with Toscafund to Finance Expansion and Growth

In a deal claimed to be one of the largest fundraises conducted for the RegTech and Compliance sector, London-based communications surveillance provider VoxSmart has raised $25 million to strengthen its markets surveillance technology suite and to fund further expansion, particularly in North America and emerging markets. Following $13.7 million raised in earlier rounds of Series…

Technology Trends in Institutional FX

By Mike O’Hara, A-Team Special Correspondent. Daily trading volumes in global foreign exchange markets topped $1.79 trillion in November 2020, according to CLS, making FX by far the most heavily traded asset class. Most of this trading volume is executed either indirectly through electronic platforms or bilaterally between counterparties, rather than on traditional ‘exchange-type’ venues….

A-Team Group Names 2021 TradingTech Insight Europe Award Winners

A-Team Group today announced the winners of its TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in trading solutions and services for capital markets and focus on vendors providing exceptional trading infrastructure, trading technology, and data solutions. This year’s awards included two special editor’s awards. The Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Trading Technology Practitioner…

Trading & Electronic Communications Surveillance in a Changing World

By Mike O’Hara, Special Correspondent. The ongoing necessity for many trading professionals to work from home has placed an additional burden on compliance teams struggling to ensure their firms play by the rules while staff operate away from designed-for-purpose trading floors. The situation has been a catalyst for change in how surveillance against financial crime…

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…

VoxSmart Launches Markets Segment to Focus on Trading Clients

Following on the heels of its recent partnership with Eventus Systems, and a $7 million Series B investment from NatWest earlier in the year, communications surveillance specialist VoxSmart has created a new Markets division to focus on serving the financial markets segment. The new segment will be dedicated to strengthening VoxSmart’s products and services for…

Shield Integrates with Zoom to Ensure Communications Compliance

In response to client demand, specialist RegTech provider Shield has integrated its complete eComms compliance and Surveillance platform with collaboration platform Zoom. Its capture, surveillance and investigation tools can now be used across video, audio, chat and shared data files on the Zoom system in order to protect communications and ensure compliance during these unprecedented new Covid-19 working conditions….

Cloud9 Partners with comitFS on Real-Time Voice Trading as Industry Adjusts to Virtual Landscape

New York’s Cloud9 Technologies has partnered with comitFS, a UK-based provider of voice middleware and API abstraction capabilities for financial service organizations, to work on improving real-time call control capabilities for voice trading within the institutional marketplace. The joint venture will combine comitFS’s mix of trader voice applications and API’s combined with Cloud9’s advanced solutions…

Verint and Cloud9 Partner on Voice Compliance Solution

Verint has teamed up with cloud-based communications specialist Cloud9 Technologies to launch a new compliant, cloud-enabled communications solution supporting traders both on the trading floor and remotely. Designed to provide increased flexibility as the industry continues to move to cloud-based platforms and work-from-home environments during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, the offering combines Cloud9’s C9…

Why Is Now the Time for the Financial Markets to Focus on Collaboration Compliance?

By Phil Fry, VP of Financial Compliance Product Strategy at Verint. The seismic impact of the pandemic has seen many banks and financial institutions ramp up their use of next-generation communication solutions, to assist their employees to work from home and alternative locations. During lockdowns, trades and client orders, that were traditionally executed at corporate sites, moved…