Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)

Industry Fears Neutered CAT in 2018

The SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) of US equities trade data hit a fresh snag in late 2017, missing a major deadline for reporting, blaming insufficient cyber defenses. As it marches into another crucial year, Tim Bourgaize Murray reports on the…

January 2018: Getting Your Bitcoin’s Worth

Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.

AI-Spy: Machines Close in on Pricing Manipulators

Artificial intelligence is gaining traction among regulators, exchanges and financial firms sifting through massive amounts of data to spot potential pricing manipulation. Kirsten Hyde asks whether the industry is ready to go all in on AI.

Regulators 2.0: Embrace Tech or Be Overwhelmed by Data

To handle the massive increases in data volumes expected from Mifid II regulation and the US Consolidated Audit Trail, regulators are examining their own data governance and technology use, report Joanne Faulkner and Kirsten Hyde.

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