Markit has launched an electronic affirmation service within Markit Trade Processing (MTP). The first dealers to sign up are Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. The new service, which builds on Markit’s existing affirmation model, provides trade date affirmation and trade confirmation through industry utilities such as the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), and electronically matches trades between counterparties prior to confirmation.
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Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), Dodd-Frank and other regulations underline the need for effective and timely trade surveillance to counter market abuse. The webinar will discuss regulatory requirements for trade surveillance, best practice implementation, technology...
Today PolarLake, a global leader in applying Semantic Web and Big Data Technologies to the challenges of Financial and Reference Data Management, announced the opening of its office in Frankfurt, Germany. Marcus Behrend has joined PolarLake as Business Development Manager for Central Europe. Marcus has over 10 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry and...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The Global LEI System – or GLEIS – has been in development since the middle of last year. Development has been patchy at times, but much has been done, leaving fewer outstanding issues, but also raising new questions. What’s emerging is a structure for the GLEIS going forward, complete with a mechanism for registering and...