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An SEC Chair Like Jay Clayton

In this guest commentary, Jim Toes, president and CEO at the STA, discusses the candidacy of SEC Chairman nominee Jay Clayton and what his unique credentials can mean for the capital markets.

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Thesys Wins Bid to Build the Consolidated Audit Trail

And the winner to build the vaunted US market consolidated audit trail is...Thesys Technologies.

An SEC Chair Like Jay Clayton

In this guest commentary, Jim Toes, president and CEO at the STA, discusses the candidacy of SEC Chairman nominee Jay Clayton and what his unique credentials can mean for the capital markets.

OTAS Launches Intraday Lingo to Help Buyside Meet Regulatory Needs

OTAS Technologies (OTAS), a specialist provider of market analytics and trader intelligence, announced the launch of Intraday Lingo, an extension of its existing Lingo natural language reporting technology.

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Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

In the CARDS

FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack: Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?

Structural Changes in Canada

More change is coming to the equity trading markets of the Great White North.

SEC Approves BATS Merger

It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.

Buyside Welcomes FINRA Query

Institutional investors welcome the equities market regulator's probe on broker-dealer order routing methodology.

Beware of New Rules

Understanding the likely form of new rules-like Regulation SCI - is essential for traders and investment firms so they can prepare for their inevitable implementation.

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