Deutsche Börse cooperates with SmartStream RDU

Deutsche Börse Group has entered into a cooperation with The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU). The European market infrastructure provider will use SmartStream RDU service for its upcoming Regulatory Reporting Hub. SmartStream RDU is a managed service that delivers reference data for use in, among...

FINRA Sanctions Citigroup Global Markets Inc. $11.5 Million for Displaying Inaccurate Research Ratings

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today it has fined Citigroup Global Markets Inc. (CGMI) $5.5 million and required the firm to pay at least $6 million in compensation to retail customers for displaying inaccurate research ratings for numerous equity securities during a...

SEC Awards $5.5 Million to Whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $5.5 million to a whistleblower who provided critical information that helped the SEC uncover an ongoing scheme. According to the SEC’s order, the whistleblower was employed at the company involved in the wrongdoing...

TP ICAP Appoints Bloomberg Entity Exchange for Key MiFID II Compliance Role

TP ICAP, the world's largest interdealer broker, has selected Bloomberg Entity Exchange as the chosen platform to help clients register onto new trading venues operated by its broking businesses, including Tullett Prebon and ICAP. TP ICAP firms have applied to operate Organized Trading Facilities‎ (OTFs)...

ASIC: Malaysia and Australia Seal Agreement on Fintech Cooperation

On 27 June 2017 the Malaysia Securities Commission ('SC') and ASIC signed a Co-operation Agreement which provides a framework for cooperation to support and understand financial innovation in each economy. Malaysia is a vibrant fintech destination. In 2015, Malaysia became the first Asia Pacific nation to...

RoboForex – Improvement of the program conditions for VIP clients

RoboForex news release: "Dear Clients and Partners! We’re pleased to inform you that starting December 1st 2016, the Company is going to improve the conditions of the RoboForex VIP program, which will expand its opportunities and make it more available to clients. The program will include...

CFTC Issues Order of Registration to Eurex Zurich AG to Permit Trading by Direct Access from the U.S.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has issued an Order of Registration (Order) to Eurex Zurich AG (Eurex Zurich), a Foreign Board of Trade (FBOT) in Zurich, Switzerland. Under the Order, Eurex Zurich is permitted to provide its identified...

Polish Integrator Empirica Software Starts Development Of Institutional Solutions For MetaTrader 5

Following Tools for Brokers, another team of software developers has announced the development of brokerage solutions for MetaTrader 5. The Polish integrator Empirica Software has become the next institutional software provider for companies using the advanced multi-asset platform. The trend becomes more visible as more...

What’s new in PTMC: MetaStock, Volume Profile for FX brokers, Hot Buttons, visual updates

We continue moving further and present you our new platform update. This time we have simplified some relevant features, and, in same time, we have widened platform's functionality with new trading connections and tools. Ready for the new step? Then step on! Added connection to...

CFTC Grants DCO Registration to LedgerX LLC

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) announced today that by a unanimous vote of the Commission, it has issued an order granting LedgerX, LLC (LedgerX) registration as a derivatives clearing organization under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). Under the order, LedgerX will be authorized...

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