CLS has announced that it will be releasing an FX Forward volume dataset as part of its suite of executed trade data products.
FX Forward volume data will focus on outright forwards and swaps, which provide an aggregated view of the forward market.
As Singapore actively encourages FinTech development and increases its focus on becoming Asia’s trading hub, it’s been a busy week at the Singapore FinTech Festival, with three announcements worthy of note -
MAS and BIS are launching an innovation hub in Singapore
IHS Markit has announced that HSBC, UBS, BofA Securities, and 3 unnamed broker-dealers are to use the Outreach360 platform to manage standardised counterparty questionnaires for Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR).
On November 12, ISDA, along with 13 other trade associations, wrote to the European Commission to ask them to extend the temporary equivalence until the date 18 months after entry into force of the relevant Commission delegated acts under EMIR 2.2, plus an additional three month period to allow UK CCPs to serve termination notices to EU clearing members in the event that their recognition is withdrawn following ESMA’s review.
Oliver Madden has been appointed President of ACI UK.
Oliver is Director, Cash & FX Operations Product, Client Operations at RBC Investor & Treasury Services. Previously, he worked within RBC Dexia Investor Services’ Technical Sales team, at Spitalfields Advisors Limited, an independent securities lending consultancy firm, and Santander Global Banking & Markets.
Grant Thornton UK LLP is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural RegTech Awards for 2019. The awards celebrate best-in-class technologies and solutions from across the RegTech ecosystem and are based on a new RegTech Index designed to highlight the wide array of technologies available to financial services organisations. The Index was developed in conjunction with The Disruption House, a research and data driven modelling firm specialising in early stage and high growth technology providers, with the awards acknowledging stand-out firms in the following six categories:
Clarus Financial Technology today announces the release of a suite of IBOR Transition Management tools, available as Apps and APIs, to help firms navigate the upcoming changes as IBORs transition to Risk Free Rates (RFRs).
The transition from IBORs to RFRs is now underway in all major markets, with the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, and the Bank of England, setting the timelines in conjunction with working groups of industry participants.