FlexAdvantage Blog

27
Jan

Unlocking Data Silos to Reach the Promised Land of Smart Data Analytics

With mountains of market data, historical prices, and transactions data stored in disparate systems, securities and investment firms are shifting from a focus on collecting data to extracting value from it. But the problem is that most of these huge and large data sets are siloed in legacy system architectures.

5
Dec

Revised SEC Rule 606 Shines the Light on Order Routing Disclosures

The revamped SEC 606 regulation requires more extensive disclosures by broker dealers about the handling and routing of institutional customer orders including the average rebates the broker received from, and fees the broker paid to, trading venues.

24
Jul

FlexTrade Certifies with IHS Markit thinkFolio

Combining IHS Markit and FlexTrade’s expertise in the execution and order management system space provides sophisticated and global cross-asset trading capabilities delivered seamlessly across the entire trading lifecycle.

24
Apr

FlexTrade Increases Sell-Side Sales Presence for EMEA Region

Lak Loi and Vahid Shirani Join as Vice Presidents of Sell-Side OMS Business Development

15
Apr

FlexTrade Named Best Sell-Side Automated Trading Platform 2019

FlexTrade Systems today announced its FlexTRADER EMS was named Best Automated Trading Platform for the 3rd Consecutive Year.

2
Apr

CAT: Moving the Ball Forward

With a new contractor taking over the Consolidated Audit Trail project in March, the order-tracking system for all U.S. stock and option trading activity is pushing ahead with equities testing starting in December and a go-live date of April 2020.

19
Dec

Wrestling with OMS and EMS Decisions

Many asset managers are wrestling with the decision on whether to keep the order management system (OMS) and execution management system (EMS) as two separate best-of-breed systems, or switch to a single unified platform known as the OEMS. FlexTrade’s Ivy Schmerken investigates.

21
Nov

FlexTrade Introduces Enhanced Cross-OMS Aggregation for MiFID II

FlexTrade introduces enhanced version of its multi-OMS aggregation functionality, an in-built feature of the FlexTRADER EMS, which allows users to merge and net orders across multiple OMSs regardless of the underlying version or implementation.

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