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24 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Statistics on the US IRD market show that alternatives to USD LIBOR have yet to pick up any appreciable volume.

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24 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Red Deer and Cappitech are partnering to offer a combined MiFID II and MAR compliance solution for investment managers. Under the partnership, the two businesses will offer the other’s services to their respective client bases, with a view to providing a seamless integrated solution that helps compliance teams manage the complexities of the regulations.

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23 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Clearpool, a provider of e-trading solutions supporting algo trading and an independent agency broker-dealer, has announced that it is to be acquired by BMO Financial Group. The transaction is subject to receipt of required regulatory approval and is currently expected to close in the second quarter. 

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22 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

UMR isn't the only margin related event this year. Jo Burnham at Opengamma sets out what may happen this year.

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22 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Digital Vega, the leading FX Options e-trading platform and provider of FX Options trading solutions, has appointed Rob Wemyss as a Non Executive Director and Head of Business Development, to support its ongoing product development and global expansion strategy.

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21 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

2020 will bring increased focus on reporting, transparency and modernisation according to Brown Brothers Harriman in their 2020 Regulatory Field Guide

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21 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Statistics released by FIA show that trading activity in exchange-traded derivatives markets rose by 13.7% in 2019 to reach a record of 34.47 billion contracts. Futures volume rose 12% to 19.24 billion contracts, while options volume rose 16% to 15.23 billion contracts.

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20 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

CipherTrace has joined the NICE Actimize X-Sight Marketplace, the financial crime and compliance ecosystem, which connects financial firms with data, applications, tools and service providers.

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17 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

An interview with the CEO of Pendo Systems, Pamela Pecs Cytron at SIBOS 2019 regarding the industry challenge of LIBOR remediation.

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17 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Greenwich Associates has released its 2019 Leaders in European Fixed Income report. J.P. Morgan tops the list based on market share. Citi is second, followed by Barclays and Goldman Sachs. Fifth place is shared by HSBC, BNP Paribas and BofA Securities.

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16 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

CloudMargin, creator of the world’s first and only collateral and margin management solution native to the cloud, today announced the promotion of Armando Hernandez to the newly established role of Executive Director, Head of North America for the London-based global firm.

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16 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

BNP Paribas is to launch an eFX pricing and trading engine in Singapore, enhancing the country’s reputation as Asia’s FX trading hub.

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