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Trading Communications Become A ‘Mammoth’ Challenge

The volume of securities trading communications that requires recording and the amount of time that regulators mandate that information be retained have become a “mammoth” challenge for financial services firms, according to speakers in a webinar hosted by Intelligent Trading Technology on April 25.

MiFID II goes far beyond the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s rules for recording voice communications about securities trading, covering “anything potentially related to a transaction — advisory discussions, post-transaction or cancellation of trades,” says Paul Liesching, global head of financial markets at Truphone, an electronic communication provider whose products include mobile device recording. “The scope of the subject matter has massively increased.”

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