FlexAdvantage Blog

2
May

TradeTech Europe Recap

MiFID II, the Commensus voice recording integration and augmented reality at TradeTech Europe 2017.

24
Apr

FlexTrade and Commensus Answer the Call Recording Need for MiFID II Compliance

FlexTrade has integrated voice recording capabilities from Commensus into FlexTRADER, its world first broker-neutral, execution management trading system, allowing traders to ensure all voice conversations and transactions are compliant with MiFID II requirements.

14
Mar

MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers

By Ivy Schmerken, Editorial Director North American broker-dealers and asset managers domiciled in the U.S. are watching their European counterparts gear up for compliance with MiFID II. But will MiFID II affect U.S. broker-dealers and asset managers based in the U.S.? Could the massive regulation that requires asset managers to unbundle research payments from executions, …

1
Feb

FlexTrade Appoints Matthew York Product Owner — Fixed Income

FlexTrade today announced the appointment of Matthew York as Product Owner – Fixed Income. Based in the company’s London office, York will lead product and business development for FlexTrade’s fixed income trading solutions.

3
Jan

Our Top 10 FlexAdvantage Blog Stories for 2016

It’s been an interesting year for the FlexAdvantage blog’s coverage of industry news. From government regulations, such as MiFID II, Last Look, Tick Pilot and Maker Taker, to buy-side involvement in FX and Fixed Income as well as a 20th Anniversary celebration with FlexTrade. Here is our countdown of the Top 10 FlexAdvantage Blog posts for 2016.

11
Oct

Impact of MiFID II: Unbundling, the Sell Side and Research Trends

European regulators are pressing to unbundle research payments from executions. Experts say that a regulatory overhaul driven by MiFID II has the potential to disrupt the global research industry. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken examines further.

29
Jun

MiFID II: Brexit, Pain Points and Other Hurdles

The UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union sent a shock through financial markets, but will it throw Britain’s compliance with MiFID II into a tailspin? FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

2
Jun

FlexTrade Partners with RSRCHXchange for MiFID II Compliance

Execution management system provider FlexTrade announced the integration of RSRCHXchange’s research database, which alerts traders to new research relevant to their activity. It will help clients comply with MiFID II’s unbundling requirements. FlexTrade’s Andy Mahoney comments.

31
May

FlexTrade to Offer Institutional Research to FlexTRADER EMS Users Via RSRCHXchange

FlexTrade today announced its partnership with RSRCHXchange to provide buy-side traders with immediate alerts to the availability of relevant research via the company’s FlexTRADER EMS.

10
Nov

SEF Trading: Challenges and Regulatory Hurdles

The regulatory overhaul of the OTC derivatives market has brought mandatory clearing and electronic trading to standardized swaps, but many say the market structure is stuck, citing regulatory ambiguity and separate liquidity pools.

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