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Regulatory clarity to spur institutional crypto investment in Asia

Originally published in The Block As regulators seek to develop appropriate investor protections for digital assets, more traditional investors are moving into the asset class. Asia’s stature in global crypto markets means it will be highly influential in shaping a more institutional market, said leading market figures during a recent webinar organized by The Block …

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Why Eventus Systems is a trade surveillance pioneer

Originally published in RegTech Analyst The market opportunity for trade surveillance systems is steadily rising. A recent report from The Insight Partners asserted that the market will reach $2.7bn by 2028 – rising from $850m in 2019. Back in 2014, Travis Schwab sensed there would be growing demand for the sector and decided to capitalise …

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The Market Prepares for Trading Digital Assets

Originally published in A-Team Insight By David Griffiths, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems The journey into the world of trading digital assets is underway but differing regulatory regimes and a lack of technology standards remain a challenge. A recent A-Team Group webinar with representatives from Archax, R3 and Eventus provided insight into the ‘The …

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Connecting the Dots – Surveillance Risk Assessments and Market Abuse Solutions

Connecting the Dots – Surveillance Risk Assessments in Harmony with Your Market Abuse Solution Originally published in Markets Media By: Martin Appiah Compliance with market abuse regulation goes beyond adhering to a set of prescriptive requirements, according to regulators. A dynamic and proactive approach is needed, and by combining risk assessments with adaptable systems and …

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ESMA Moves to Tighten Up Algo Surveillance

Originally published in Markets Media Algo trading has grown increasingly complex over the last decade. In 2007, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) permitted competition with the national stock exchanges who had previously monopolised equity trading. As venues proliferated, smart order routers and dark pool algorithms were introduced in the region to navigate the …

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Buy or Build? For Trade Surveillance, It’s Now Time to Decide

Originally published in A-Team Insight By Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems. Buy or build? It’s a question that has long vexed capital markets firms, especially given the rapid evolution of electronic trading and the technological complexity that has come with it. Individual circumstances will vary, but between the numerous vendors and …

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Trade Surveillance Experts Seek to Bridge Traditional-Digital Asset Divide

Originally published in Traders Magazine The rise of bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies has challenged market infrastructure and technology providers to enable digital-asset trading with the same efficiency, reliability, and speed as they do for traditional asset classes such as equities, options and fixed income. And where there are trades in a regulated marketplace in …

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The Great Return: Exchange and Digital Asset Issues Highlight Day Two of STA’s 88th Annual Conference

Originally published in TabbFORUM On Thursday, Security Traders Association continued its 88th Annual Market Structure Conference in Washington, D.C, dubbed “The Great Return.” Highlights from Day Two included sessions featuring industry leaders like NYSE Group President Stacey Cunningham, former CFTC Chairman J. Chris Giancarlo, MayStreet Chief Policy Officer Manisha Kimmel and others who offered their …

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Insider dealing: amping up surveillance measures

Originally published in Risk.Net Joe Schifano, global head of regulatory affairs at Eventus, examines how volatility resulting from the Covid‑19 pandemic has made markets more susceptible to insider dealing activity, prompting regulators to urge firms to reinforce surveillance measures as their existing methods may no longer be sufficient Financial markets have always been vulnerable to …

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