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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...

Global Brokerage, Inc. Receives Approximately 78.5% Yes Votes to Move Forward with the Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization

Global Brokerage, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLBR) (“Global Brokerage”), announced today that, after receiving votes from approximately 78.5% of the holders of its 2.25% Convertible Notes due 2018 (the “Current Notes”) unanimously approving its proposed, prepackaged plan of reorganization (the “Plan”), Global Brokerage has filed a voluntary...

ASIC Broadens Fintech Cooperation with Canadian Regulators

ASIC has today announced a Cooperation Agreement with Canadian regulators on fintech cooperation. This agreement expands the existing framework for information sharing and also allows the referral of innovative fintech businesses to and from Canada This Cooperation Agreement is signed with participating Canadian provincial securities...

Stock Trader Charged in Insider Trading Ring

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former day trader with making more than $1 million in illegal insider trading profits as part of a ring that allegedly stole confidential information from investment banks and clients so they could trade in advance of...

CFTC Staff Issues Interpretive Guidance Clarifying Commodity Trading Advisor Registration Requirements Resulting from the European Union’s MiFID II

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) today issued interpretative guidance providing that a futures commission merchant (FCM), swap dealer (SD), or introducing broker (IB) that receives separate compensation for commodity trading advice is not required to...

Devexperts Announces Technology Updates Targeting MiFID II Requirements for Financial Institutions

Devexperts, the developers of retail and institutional trading platforms and the providers of cloud based financial data infrastructures, today announced technology updates of turn-key solutions for brokerages, investment firms and trading venues to meet the MiFID II Directive, which will apply throughout Europe from...

Thomson Reuters Drives Greater Backtesting and Historical Analysis with Launch of I/B/E/S Point in Time

Thomson Reuters has further strengthened its solutions portfolio for quantitative analysis with the launch of I/B/E/S Point in Time (Point in Time), which offers the buy-side another powerful tool for financial backtesting and historical analysis.  Point in Time is built on the Thomson Reuters...

Daniel Michael Named Chief of Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Daniel Michael has been named chief of the Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit. In his new role, Mr. Michael will lead a specialized unit of attorneys and industry experts who are located in offices across the...

Jeremy Anderson for Election to the Board of UBS Group AG

The UBS Board of Directors announced today that it will nominate Jeremy Anderson for election to the Board of UBS Group AG at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 3 May 2018 and for election to the Board of UBS AG. Mr. Anderson was...

TMX Group Equity Financing Statistics – November 2017

TMX Group today announced its financing activity on Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for November 2017. Toronto Stock Exchange welcomed 14 new issuers in November 2017, compared with 22 in the previous month and six in November 2016. The new listings included 10...

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