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John Byrne, Corlytics

Corlytics launches free Regulatory Event Data (RED) app

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:44

Corlytics, a specialist in calculating and analysing regulation as a risk, has added a new free Regulatory Event Data (RED) app, which filters global, real-time, regulatory data to its RiskFusion software offering. »

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BCS GM and Tigress Financial Partners team up to offer proprietary US equity research and analytics to clients

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:40

BCS Global Markets (BCS GM) has partnered with Tigress Financial Partners LLC, to provide proprietary US equity market research to its clients, as part of their recently-announced strategic partnership. »

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LibreMax Capital to acquire Trimaran Advisors

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:17

An affiliate of LibreMax Capital (LibreMax), an asset management firm specialising in structured credit, is to acquire Trimaran Advisors, a US-based investment manager with expertise in managing collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), from KCAP Financial (KCAP). »

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MAS and SGX successfully leverage blockchain technology for settlement of tokenised assets

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:14

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have successfully developed Delivery versus Payment (DVP) capabilities for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms. »

Kevin Coleman, Coleman Research

Coleman Research launches research interactions platform

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:08

Coleman Research, a provider of primary research, has launched Coleman Exchange, a cloud-based software platform that helps research providers and the buy-side manage key aspects of the research interactions life-cycle.  »

Daniel Carpenter, Meritsoft

Time for asset managers to get serious about settlement

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:14

By Daniel Carpenter, Head of Regulation at Meritsoft – “Not my problem gov” has long been the response from the major investment managers when it comes to settling transactions. In fairness, why should a BlackRock or Fidelity really care? After all, most of the time their brokers are responsible for telling a custodian bank about the specific settlement date. »

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Linear Investments expands FX product offering by deploying Integral BankFX

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 10:36

Linear Investments, a Prime Broker based in London’s West End, has partnered with Integral to provide its client base with the same level of service and functionality for FX that it already offers for equities, derivatives, and fixed income services. »

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CFTC charges former Deutsche Bank trader with fraudulently mis-marking swaps

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 10:28

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed and settled charges against Jacob Bourne, a former managing director of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc, for fraudulently mis-marking swap valuations to conceal significant trading losses.   »

J Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC

Commerzbank AG to pay USD12m for swap dealing violations and misleading statements to CFTC

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 10:23

Commerzbank is to a pay USD12 million civil monetary penalty to settle CFTC charges relating to numerous violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC Regulations, including failing to supervise its Swap Dealer’s activities for more than 5 years and making misleading statements and material omissions to the CFTC concerning its Swap Dealer’s operations and compliance with the CEA and CFTC Regulations. »

Steven Kiel, Arquitos

Arquitos Capital Management becomes first independent client for Willow Oak’s FMS

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 10:19

Arquitos Capital (Arquitos) has become the first independently-run client of Willow Oak Asset Management’s (Willow Oak) fund management services (FMS) offering. »

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