Dynamic Q1 for Tickmill with Record Trading Volume and New Features

Source: Tickmill We are delighted to start the year on a high note, by reporting a record $146.7bn trading volume in the first quarter of 2017, while adding new languages, tools and contests, as well as strengthening our global presence in Europe andAsia. In March only,...

Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Chief of FCPA Unit, to Leave SEC After 17 Years of Service

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit, is planning to leave the agency later this month. Since 2011, Ms. Brockmeyer has led a national unit of 38 attorneys, accountants, and...

Russian regulator reviews MOEX USD/RUB FX Fixing

Following its monitoring of the MOEX USD/RUB FX Fixing, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has confirmed that the benchmark accurately reflects the market and meets all requirements for transparency of calculation methodology. The inspection took place in Q3 2016, and will be repeated...

Polish Financial Supervision Authority approves Warsaw Stock Exchange Prospectus

PFSA has approved the WSE series D and E bond prospectus. WSE will issue up to 1.2 million bearer bonds with a nominal value of PLN 100 per bond. The bonds to be issued are series D and E and will be introduced to...

FCA Approves NEX Regulatory Reporting as an APA

NEX Regulatory Reporting, a NEX Group business which provides regulatory reporting services across global regulatory regimes, announces today that Abide Financial has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA), with effect from 3 January 2018. The authorisation...

CME Group and JPX Enter into Agreement to Launch Japanese Yen-Denominated TOPIX Futures Contract on CME

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and Japan Exchange Group (JPX), Asia's leading comprehensive exchange group, today announced the launch of Japanese Yen-denominated Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) futures contracts to begin trading on CME Globex by Q1 2018, pending all relevant regulatory...

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone Announce Strategic Partnership for Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk (F&R) Business

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with Blackstone. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters will sell a 55% majority stake in its F&R business to private equity funds managed by...

ESMA Fines Moody’s €1.24 Million For Credit Ratings Breaches

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has fined Moody’s Deutschland GmbH (Moody’s Germany) €750,000 and Moody’s Investors Service Limited (Moody’s UK) €490,000, and issued a public notice, for two negligent breaches of the Credit Rating Agencies Regulation (CRAR). ESMA found that Moody’s Germany...

Investment Bank VP Charged With Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a vice president in the risk management department of a New York-based investment bank with insider trading on confidential information he learned in advance of a private equity firm’s acquisition of a publicly-traded technology company. The SEC alleges...

Colt Slashes London-Tokyo Network Latency

Colt Technology Services today announced it has substantially reduced latency between Tokyo to London financial centres, to less than 159 milliseconds. This network optimisation is part of Colt’s ongoing investment programme in the Colt IQ Network, addressing specific requirements of financial firms and enterprises. The improved...

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