TT’s Self Trade Prevention & Position Transfer
Elise Fleischaker
Mike Frost of Trading Technologies discusses Self Trade Prevention and their new Position Transfer features on John Lothian News. Watch the full interview on JNL.  
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Six Ex-Barclays, Deutsche Bank Traders to Stand Trial in 2017
Elise Fleischaker
Six defendants accused of conspiring to manipulate a key interest-rate benchmark while working at Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays Plc will stand trial in September 2017 in a London court. Read the full article on Bloomberg. January 13, 2016
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CFTC Settles Insider Trading Case
Elise Fleischaker
The CFTC Turns to Insider Trading Enforcement The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently brought, and settled on consent, its first-ever insider trading case. The Commission used its new authority under the Dodd-Frank Act and the Commission’s new antifraud regulation promulgated under Dodd-Frank. This action portends a new enforcement priority for the CFTC and more commodities-related insider trading cases in the future. full article 1/12/2016
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Bankers charged with rigging Euro rates
Elise Fleischaker
Deutsche Welle: Bankers charged in euro rate-rigging case Nearly a dozen former top bankers have been charged with colluding to rig a key euro benchmark borrowing rate. But almost half the defendants didn't appear in court. A group of former bankers on Monday became the first to be formally charged with manipulating the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor) - a daily reference rate compiled from estimates that Eurozone banks give of their cost of borrowing. The case involves former employees of
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Currency spoofing probe
Elise Fleischaker
Risk.net is reporting: Currency spoofing probe could spell trouble for forex options Some class action attorneys are watching developments closely A widely reported move by the New York attorney general to investigate possible spoofing in forex options for emerging market (EM) currencies could put regulatory and enforcement efforts at odds, making it difficult for this segment of the market to develop and even pushing such trades into dark pool territory. Spoofing is a form of manipulation that involves placing fake
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US Department of Justice
It looks like traders might have manipulated another huge market
Elise Fleischaker
Business Insider is reporting "A handful of London traders may have rigged the UK-government bond market, according to reports from Global Capital and The Wall Street Journal." "The US Department of Justice launched an initial inquiry last year, according to Global Capital, but is working with regulators in the UK, since the traders are based there."    See the full article at http://www.businessinsider.com/uk-inquiry-into-bond-market-manipulation-2016-1
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Spoofing in the news….
Elise Fleischaker
Every trading firm has compliance officers who are equipped with tools from last decade. Yet spoofing and market manipulation is still happening. The problem is that spoofing may disguise itself. It may appear to be regular market making activity. It could be multiple different traders at a large brokerage firm who happen to hit the market at the same time. The tools need to learn what is and what isn't really spoofing. They have to look into the market activity,
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The Disruptors: The Fintech 7 List
Elise Fleischaker
Neurensic was named to Futures Magazine's FINTECH 7 market disruptors list.  For more information check out the original article in Futures Magazine.
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Swiss Regulator bans 6 traders for Currencies and Metals market manipulation
Elise Fleischaker
They allegedly shared confidential client information and were engaged in front running. Exert from Reuters Six former UBS managers and traders have been banned for up to five years for alleged manipulation of foreign exchange and precious metals markets in the first sanctions handed out by authorities in a global investigation. Swiss financial watchdog FINMA said on Thursday the six, who were not named, were directly responsible for serious breaches of regulation and had been banned for between one and
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