Hamad Ali is a European staff writer at Waters, based in London. Previously, he worked as a research journalist in the European IT and telecommunications sector. He has written for different publications, including Gulf News, The Guardian, The Scotsman and The Independent. He can be reached by email on [email protected], or on Twitter at @Hamad_Ali.
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The vendor soft launched the platform a couple of months ago and has seen a significant rise in use, owing to enhanced regulatory responsibilities.
Enhancements being introduced include RFQ functionality and a new client portal.
Refinitiv has traditionally provided KYC services to regulated banks and asset managers.
Biometric identity verification and document authentication are the latest additions to the vendor's KYC offering.
Beaxy has built its technology using the OneTick platform and will launch early next year.
An increasing number of firms are buying research under fixed-price contracts as a result of European regulations.
The investment manager was previously working with Viteos for some of its middle office needs.
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