Anthony looks at what's become of NEX since the CME acquisition, as well as discussions over odd lot reform and S&P's Kensho implementation.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
US equity exchanges have pushed back aggressively against an SEC order directing them to submit a revised plan for operating the consolidated tapes of US equities quote and trade data.
WatersTechnology summarizes how fintech and data trade bodies are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic on behalf of their members.
While the CAT is now live, few—if any—are reporting. Additionally, there are still concerns among large broker-dealers about the CAT Reporter Agreement.
Sources say broker-dealers have not yet signed an agreement allowing them access to the test environment.
Jennifer Bang and Amena Ross will be responsible for federal government relations.
Software and flesh-and-blood humans are both important when it comes to protecting an institution, panelists say.
Finra and the SEC are working on identifiers that mask personally identifiable information.
The plan will lay out a common process to move accounts if a broker-dealer falls into difficulties.
The crypto space dominated headlines over the past 12 months and WatersTechnology looks at some of the top stories.
Blockchain proponents say the technology will evolve and may beat back the decryption threat posed by quantum computing.
Broker-dealers should look into gathering data that may be reported into the CAT even before the system goes live for its own internal purposes, experts say.
A higher budget, on the other hand, could bring in extra staff to monitor clearinghouses and fraud manipulation in crypto markets, says CFTC commissioner Quintenz.
Guidelines seek to establish best practices for a key cybersecurity measure.
Market data fees charged by exchanges continue to be a bone of contention for banks, electronic trading firms and asset managers. And although recent events playing out in the US are adding fuel to the fee fire, frustration levels are rising in Europe…
Lobby group is looking at other types of data that it can suggest to the SEC for use in the CAT.
Thesys, in a hearing at a Congressional committee, also said it has lined up over 20 candidates for a chief information security officer post.
John recaps some of Sell-Side Technology's best stories of the week, including fixed-income technologies, uncertainty around the CAT, and Waters' November features.
This week Anthony and James discuss some of the major stories to come out of three major conferences.
Regulatory agencies are starting to take the lead in working with financial technology firms, panelists said.
Confidence in the wide-ranging project has been dented by recent cybersecurity incidents.
Panelists at the Sifma Annual Meeting felt attacks could be prevented if cybersecurity was treated as an integrated business process.
Elements of the market consider capitalizing on the momentum gained after its recent T+2 move.