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Webinar: MAR & Surveillance for Energy Trading Firms

Ancoa will be hosting a webinar looking at surveillance and the impact of MAR on energy markets, Wednesday 19 October, at 2pm. To attend the webinar, please register here.We have secured excellent participants for our panel, including Aviv Handler, who runs the ETR Advisory, Willem Vande Wiele, MAR specialist from Allen & Overy, and Yasmine Li, energy trading specialist at Baringa.Our webinar…

Ancoa becomes a Trayport Certified Software Provider

London, 22 September, 2016 – Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, announced today that Ancoa has been successfully accredited as a Trayport Certified Software Provider (CSP). Trayport’s CSP program is designed to enable third party suppliers to connect to the Trayport system in order to better support mutual clients. Trayport’s…

MarketAxess selects Ancoa’s Market Surveillance Capabilities for its European Fixed-Income Trading Platform

LONDON, 1 September 2016 – Ancoa, provider of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy- & sell-side firms, today announced that MarketAxess Europe Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings Inc . (Nasdaq:MKTX), has deployed Ancoa’s market surveillance capabilities across its European fixed-income multilateral trading facility (MTF).  As…

Hugo Jenkins and John Barker join Ancoa Advisory Board

– Bringing undisputed industry pedigree and insight to Ancoa’s Executive team. –

LONDON, 24 August 2016 – Ancoa, provider of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators and buy- & sell-side firms, today announced the appointments of Hugo Jenkins and John Barker to its Advisory Board. The addition of Hugo and John will strengthen Ancoa’s existing…

Rocky road? FICC market surveillance is anything but vanilla

This article first appeared in Bobsguide, 1st August 2016.

On 16 June, Ancoa hosted a roundtable on “FICC Markets: The Road to MAR compliance” in collaboration with Grant Thornton, one of the world’s largest accountancy and advisory organisations. Industry leaders representing the fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets attending the roundtable focussed on the readiness…

Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa market surveillance platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities

LONDON, 19 July 2016: Ancoa, provider of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy & sell-side firms, today announced that Tower Trading Group (TTG), a global trading firm delivering bespoke commercial and technical solutions for professional traders, has selected Ancoa’s market surveillance platform to monitor its multi-asset trading activities across…

Ancoa wins ‘Best Market Surveillance Product’ at the 2016 Operational Risk Awards

LONDON, 15 June 2016 – Ancoa, provider of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy- and sell-side firms, has been awarded ‘Best Market Surveillance Product’ at the 2016 Operational Risk Awards. Ancoa was selected for its ability to demonstrate “real-time surveillance capabilities for both internal and external obligations, including…

MAR at Work: Top 3 Considerations for Derivatives Surveillance Systems

This article first appeared in TABB Forum, 3rd June 2016.

From July 3, 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation will require regulated firms to detect and report suspicious orders, as well as provide proof to regulators that effective systems aimed at preventing market abuse are in place. Technical challenges remain, however, in order to effectively monitor potential market abuse in the derivatives…

81M USD missing via SWIFT: How banks can protect payment networks against cybersecurity attacks

This article first appeared in Finextra, 3rd May 2016.

SWIFT, the global messaging network used by banks to send payment instructions, was forced to warn its customers last week that “a number of recent cyber incidents” had taken place on its system involving fraudulent messages sent by cyber thieves.  This was prompted by investigations into a cyber attack on the Central Bank of…

The Race to the MAR Deadline Is On: Can Buy-Side Firms Cross the Finish Line on Time?

As featured on TABB Forum, 1 April 2016 

Author: Stefan Hendrickx, Founder & Executive Director, Ancoa

Unlike the F1 World Championship, which sees expert teams of technologists and drivers compete for the title in more than 20 Grand Prix races, the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) race will conclude on July 3, 2016, with regulators across Europe requiring participants to cross t…

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