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BaFin Moves Highlight EU HFT Regulatory Discrepancies

Recent moves by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin, have increased pressure on a number of high-frequency trading (HFT) firms as those registered under a “local license,” or non-Mifid license, won’t be authorized to perform...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 05 Feb 2014


Markit Adds Emir Reporting to Global Trade Reporting Tool

London-based Markit has announced that MarkitSERV will now be able to report over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trades in rates, credit and equities for customers in accordance with European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) requirements.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 05 Feb 2014

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Reval Poll Indicates Half of Respondents Not Ready for EMIR Compliance

According to a recent poll conducted by Reval, a New-York based provider of treasury and risk management technology, 65 percent of firms are not ready to fall in line with the February 12 EMIR compliance deadline.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 05 Feb 2014

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Gaia Adds Numerix Analytics for EMIR Requirements

Paris-based Gaia Transparence, an open source software provider, has embedded analytics from Numerix, a provider of analytics for derivatives valuations, within its Position Builder solution for collateral management, margin requirements and credit value...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 04 Feb 2014


Traiana Partners Confisio for Cypriot Emir Reporting

Traiana has announced a strategic alliance with Confisio Managed Services, which will see the two firms launch a service for Cyprus-based clients who are required to report transactions due to incoming European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir)...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 30 Jan 2014


SmartStream Tackles Intraday Liquidity Management

The software vendor has upgraded its Transaction Lifecycle Management Cash and Liquidity Management product by enabling users to monitor, manage and report on their intraday liquidity positions

Inside Reference Data | News | Compliance | 30 Jan 2014


Abacus Teams With Global Relay for Message Archiving

Abacus Group, a New York-based provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has partnered with Global Relay, a Vancouver-based provider of hosted email archiving, messaging and compliance services, to institute a message archiving...

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 27 Jan 2014


Traiana Connects to Pre-Trade Repositories for Emir Reporting

Traiana, the New York-based provider of post-trade services owned by UK interdealer ICAP, has announced it will connect to four trade repositories through its Harmony TR Connect trade reporting service to ease regulatory reporting.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 22 Jan 2014


Etrali Partners with Natterbox for Voice Recording Solution

Etrali Trading Solutions has partnered with UK-based voice intelligence provider Natterbox to provide the first regulatory compliance solution for mobile and fixed recording, archiving and analytics services via a private cloud.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 22 Jan 2014


Thomson Reuters Debuts Market Surveillance Platform

Thomson Reuters has announced the release of Accelus Market Surveillance, its oversight platform for exchange-traded and over-the-counter (OTC) instruments, developed in conjunction with compliance vendor b-next.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 21 Jan 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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