CRD announces EMS, enhances architecture and derivatives support

Tom Driscoll, Charles River's long-time vice-president of sales and marketing, confirms that his firm is in the throes of its first foray into the competitive EMS market, an area of the buy side that has received significant interest over the past 18 months from companies such as ITG, Fidessa LatentZero, GL Trade, FlexTrade, EdgeTrade, Portware, Bloomberg and a handful of investment banks. But it's unlikely that this latest Charles River move will raise even a few eyebrows on the buy side -