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The Trading Mesh

February 2017

Keeping a watchful eye

February 24, 2017 Comments (0)           

Best practices for maintaining trade surveillance
Following the introduction of Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) across the EU in July 2016, most firms will now have been through some kind of surveillance implementation program, putting in place safeguards to ensure against abusive or manipulative behaviour.
But this is only the start. Once the initial implementation phase is complete, things don’t stop there. The markets, the regulations and the business are all constantly changing. So...

Building the Future of Finance

February 20, 2017 Comments (0)           

In this article, Mike O’Hara, publisher of The Trading Mesh, examines the infrastructure needs for financial markets firms as use cases for artificial intelligence and machine learning expand, with John Denheen of Tyler Capital, KPMG’s Robert Mirsky, Trade Informatics’ Aaron Schweiger, Sybenetix’s Taras Chaban, Jan Machacek of Cake Solutions, Michael Cooper of BT Global Banking and Financial Markets, Vincent Kilcoyne of SAS UK & Ireland and Verne Global’s Tate...

MiFID II creates cross-asset revolution across buy & sell side

February 15, 2017 Comments (0)           

The cross-asset nature of MiFID II will demand significant investment from the asset management and banking communities. In this article, Dan Barnes and Mike O’Hara of The Realization Group speak to Matthew Coupe of Barclays, James Baugh and Ashlin Kohler of Citigroup, Bob Fuller of Fixnetix, Glenn Poulter of Stratevolve and Ollie Cadman of Vela Trading Technologies about how firms are addressing the various cross-asset challenges of MiFID II in order to stay both compliant and...

Forex flows to the East

February 6, 2017 Comments (0)           

Foreign exchange trading has long been concentrated in the financial hubs of London, New York and Tokyo, but as major western markets face up to structural and macro-economic challenges, turnover is beginning to shift further to Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai. In this article, Mike O’Hara and Joel Clark of The Realization Group discuss this with Jon Vollemaere of R5FX, Matthew Lempriere of Telstra, Julie Nicolas of The FX Hive, and James Maudslay of Equinix. They also examine the...