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Advantages of Modern Market Abuse Surveillance for Derivatives Trading

Originally Published by DerivSource By: Christopher Waitz, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Financial institutions increasingly need robust market surveillance capabilities to keep up with regulatory enforcement requirements and changing industry best practices. But it is not as simple as adapting legacy solutions for many of these trading firms. Christopher Waitz, director of regulatory affairs at Eventus, …

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Buy to Build: How Providers Help Make Unique Trade Surveillance Systems Possible

Originally published by A-Team Insight By: Ollie Cadman, Chief Product Officer, Eventus “Buy versus Build” was a dilemma that financial institutions traditionally faced when working to create modern surveillance systems or other key elements in the risk technology stack. What groups were trying to figure out was whether purchasing products and services was more cost-effective …

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Signals-based Approach Raises Bar on AML Transaction Monitoring

Originally Published by GlobalTrading By: David Griffiths, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus How has the current alert-based approach to AML transaction monitoring evolved, and what are its limitations? It hasn’t changed that much since Anti-Money Laundering first became important around 2002, when the Patriot Act required banks to heavily invest on AML programs. In the …

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Giving Tech a Lead Role in Crypto Policy

Originally Published by Markets Media By: Mike Castiglione, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Digital Assets, Eventus Crypto policy debates often get portrayed as warring sides battling over values. Not unique to crypto, policy formation is nearly always an exercise of identifying and balancing trade-offs. Common trade-offs in policy are: Individual rights vs. common good Innovation vs. …

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Social Media Posts Won’t Prove Market Abuse – The Data Will

By Scott Leader, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Eventus Market manipulation is a crime but catching crooks takes more than finding fibs online. In a first, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) secured a ‘pump-and-dump’ conviction for postings on social media in June 2022. Gabriel Govinda, who went by the social handle, Fibonarchery, pled guilty …

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Top Crypto Policy Stories of 2022 (So Far)

Originally published by Finextra By Mike Castiglione, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Digital Assets Last year crypto got too big to ignore. This year’s downturn, coupled with several company implosions, is spurring a stronger focus on regulation. New regulations were coming even without the fall in crypto prices. Policymakers globally have put significant time and attention …

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KYA is the Order of the Day: What You Need to Know to Know Your Algo

Originally published by Traders Magazine By David Griffiths, Director of Regulatory Affairs Algorithmic trading has become an indispensable part of the financial world. Machines process data faster than humans and can generate greater profits. Left unchecked though, algorithms can pose significant problems when used in complex markets. Monitoring algorithms has become increasingly vital for recognizing …

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Data Dilemmas in Evolving Trading Environments

Market valuations have been under pressure in 2022 but financial data volumes have only gone one way: up. How has the dynamic impacted surveillance approaches for financial services firms? In April, Eventus participated in the RegTech Asia 2022 conference. Vince Turcotte, Director Digital Assets, Asia Pacific, joined a panel examining how recent challenges of elevated …

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The Block Webinar – Crypto Regulation in Practice

  Exchanges, financial institutions, and other innovative crypto businesses are building ways to ready themselves for regulation. Even though government action globally remains unclear, entrepreneurs are moving fast to build new business models, and large institutions are preparing for more investment into crypto. Host: Aislinn Keely Panelists: Mike Castiglione, Eventus, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Digital …

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A Closer Look at “Effective” Surveillance

Originally published by Markets Media By Martin Appiah, Director of Regulatory Affairs, EMEA, Eventus   On 17 May 2022, the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Market Watch 69, its latest newsletter on market conduct and transaction reporting issues. For decades the FCA have been undertaking suspicious transaction and order (STR/STOR) supervisory visits and questionnaires in …

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