Forex rigging has cost banks dear with regulators issuing multi-billion dollar fines and individual traders facing criminal prosecution. Investor litigation in the wake of manipulation of the foreign exchange markets now threatens to add further to the financial and reputational toll of the scandal. How does such market manipulation take place and what role can surveillance tools play in detecting this illegal behaviour?
From the world of b-next
Herford, Germany 18th October 2015. b-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, today announced the addition of enhanced MAR (Market Abuse Regulation) ready functionality to its CMC:Suite of market manipulation monitoring software.
b-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, today announced the opening of its New York office. This expansion is b-next’s response to increased demand for surveillance and monitoring solutions as regulators across the globe harmonise capital markets mandates and rules, and increase financial and criminal penalties.
b-next today announced the enhancement of its proprietary CMC:Global Control Room web-based tool to provide financial institutions with a comprehensive view of all activities across its global operations. The CMC:Global Control Room offers the global compliance officer greater analytics and centralised visualisation of activity across the whole organisation.
b-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions today launched the CMC:Benchmark Fixing Analysis solution, to identify suspicious trading activity at the time of the foreign exchange fix. CMC:Benchmark Fixing Analysis is a comprehensive solution for market abuse and insider trading surveillance of the FX market that will assist firms in meeting the needs of regulators globally.