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How can you tackle crypto-currency fraud and market abuse on blockchains?

The blockchain revolution is developing rapidly and is garnering significant interest in the financial sector. However, a lack of regulation or standards leaves blockchains exposed to market manipulation. Read our paper on how blockchain surveillance can be achieved and how blockchain “safe” areas can be identified, protecting participants from market abuse. The whitepaper is available […]

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How can you accelerate energy markets trade surveillance?

Energy firms have recognised that manual methods of surveillance are inadequate for the task of monitoring market abuse and are turning to trade surveillance technology for an answer. Read our latest paper to find out how automated surveillance systems offer an efficient and practical solution. The whitepaper is available now for free download here: Download Whitepaper: Protecting […]

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Turning MiFID II into an opportunity

As market participants prepare to comply with MiFID II, this whitepaper explores how the latest automated technologies can help market participants to fast track their compliance programmes, while seizing an opportunity to strengthen their business. The mandate requires compliance in the areas that include best execution and also recording and retrieval of voice and other […]

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b-next shines at Tradetech 2017

Wolfgang Fabisch, CEO of b-next, in the panel discussion “How can you comply with MAR and take your trade surveillance to the next level.” Paris, the city of light, famous for its leading role in the age of enlightenment, was the apt backdrop for this year’s Tradetech Europe 2017, held on 25th – 26th April.  […]

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b-next makes its mark on ETRC 2017

Over 100 delegates from the energy markets joined b-next and other compliance experts across the energy trading sector at the 7th Energy Trading and Risk summit in London this March. Comprehensive updates on regulations such as REMIT and MiFID II were discussed by industry experts during a series of panels. Regulators and market participants also […]

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Save a date in January 2018 for MiFID II and MiFIR

Having just passed the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) deadline in July 2016, further regulation in the shape of MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) /MiFIR scheduled for early 2018 (delayed from 2017) means there will be little respite from regulatory pressure for buy-side and sell-side firms in the coming year. How can technology help these firms continue to do the right thing in terms of compliance?

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