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Minimising Market Manipulation False Positives: The Trick is in the Data

The focus on market manipulation has probably never been higher. In the wake of the Financial Crisis of 2008, with its multiple market manipulation scandals, regulators have ratcheted up compliance...
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How Banks and New Venues Can Create a Future-Proofed Data Business

A 7-Step Process for Banks and New Venues to Create a Future-Proofed Data Business If you are a bank or a new trading venue, you may be aware that there is significant value in the market data that...
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MiFID II: Navigating the Emerging Liquidity Landscape

The September 1 deadline for full implementation of the Systematic Internalisation (SI) regime marked the beginning of a whole new liquidity landscape, with firms on both sides of the equation...
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Systematic Internalisation Under MiFID II: What's Needed Now

From September 1, 2018, firms within the scope of MiFID II that breach volume thresholds set by ESMA on August 1, 2018 for internal matching of client orders will be required to register as...
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Post-trade ETD - where all the sticking plaster got used!

The fund management industry’s shift to passive funds and embrace of smart-beta funds over the past decade or so has shaved margins to the extreme. In this environment, operational efficiency becomes...
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MiFID II: What's Next?

With regulators indicating that they will enforce MiFID II in the second half of this year, how robust is your compliance solution? How ready is it to take on the oncoming requirements of the...
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MiFID II: Industrialising the Response Using UL BRIDGE

Many firms within the scope of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) struggled to meet the regulation’s deadline of January 3, 2018 and are now waking up to the fact that many of...
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Trading Infrastructure Testing: Taking an Enterprise Approach

Over time, trading operations have become complex networks of different applications using diverse technologies tied together into an overall trading infrastructure. Testing has evolved in a similar...
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Feeding the Drive Toward Automation in Trading and Investment Operations

As financial institutions continue to move toward automation, the need to feed systems with accurate and timely data is critical. Consistency of data throughout the transaction workflow is also...
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Regulatory Compliance: The Use of Twitter in Financial Services

Twitter has emerged as a source of market-moving information. But it’s difficult to get Twitter delivered to your trading desk, for a variety of reasons, ranging from concerns about market abuse, to...

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