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TransFICC, the specialist provider of low-latency connectivity for Fixed Income and Derivatives Markets, recently won ‘Best Communication Infrastructure Provider’ at the American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs).
The AFTAs recognise excellence in the deployment of financial technology in asset management and investment banking. Waters Technology has been hosting the awards for the past 15 years.
Launched in 2016, TransFICC specialises in API translation and connectivity technology, to address the three issues of fragmentation, market data throughput and MiFID II/R regulation. Its ‘One API for eTrading’ delivers low latency, scalable and secure connectivity for banks and the buy-side trading in the fixed income and derivatives markets.
Kaizen Reporting has won ‘Regulatory Reporting Product of the Year’ at the Risk Markets Technology Awards 2020. Hosted and run by Risk, the awards were established to recognise market-leading technologies and third-party vendors that enable sell-side firms to operate more efficiently and transparently.
The 2020 awards drew 180 pitches across nearly 30 categories and recognised companies that were able to demonstrate their response to the market’s changing needs. The winners were decided by a panel of nine industry experts and two from the Risk.net editorial team.
Dario Crispini, CEO of Kaizen Reporting, commented, “At Kaizen our aim is to transform the quality of regulatory reporting data through providing our customers with the best possible solutions when it comes to trade and transaction reporting. The continued enhancements and services we have introduced in the past year show our commitment to our customers and in retaining our reputation as an industry-leader in reporting services and RegTech solutions.”
Kaizen’s ReportShield service includes a number of controls required for complete and accurate trade and transaction reporting including accuracy testing, advanced regulatory reconciliation service and testing of reference data.
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.
The outgoing President, Sue Attwood, was elected as President in July 2017 and has been instrumental in promoting professional and ethical behaviour among FX dealers in the UK. She has also worked tirelessly to raise money for ACI UK's supported charities (Variety and Futures for Kids).