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|October 9th, 2009||Riskart Announces Release of New OTC Derivatives Publishing Mechanism
Following the announcement of the decision from the Committee of European Securities Regulators (Cesr) to back European Commission plans to compel transaction reporting on over-the-counter derivatives, riskart today announced the release in beta test of its new XML-based publishing module. This will allow the publication in XML in compliance with FpML standards from its state-of-the-art OTC derivatives middle and back office system of all details concerning those derivative contracts whose underlying instrument is traded on a regulated market.
|September 29th, 2009||DealHub’s new ‘Back to Front’ Solution Reduces Risk
Option Computers Ltd (OCL), the leading global provider of STP and connectivity feed handling software to the FX markets, has extended their portfolio of products to include DealHub/Conductor, a routing service to settlement and central counterparty clearing services. This is part of the visionary Back to Front approach which allows many back-offices services to be performed immediately upon deal capture.
|September 21st, 2009||TwoFour Expands its Derivatives Coverage and Improves Time to Market with FINCAD Analytics
FINCAD, the leading provider of derivatives analytics, today announced that TwoFour has embedded the latest version of its derivatives analytics library into TwoFour’s global trading system. TwoFour, a leading provider of treasury, FX and cash management solutions, recognized the opportunity to differentiate its client offering with FINCAD’s advanced derivatives analytics.
|September 17th, 2009||Standard Bank Metals Trading and Risk Management Goes Live with Brady
Brady plc (AIM: BRY), the leading supplier of trading, risk management and settlement solutions to the metals and commodities sectors, has announced today that Standard Bank Plc are the first to use Brady’s new interface to LME SMART (the London Metal Exchange System for Matching and Registering Trades). Using the Brady interface LME member firms are now able to connect directly to the LME’s matching system, which will forward trades to the London Clearing House (LCH) for clearing.
|September 16th, 2009||Calypso Technology Acquires Leading Treasury Solution Provider
Calypso Technology Inc, a leading global provider of an integrated trading application suite to the capital markets industry, today announced that it has acquired Green River Computing Services Inc., a leading treasury software development firm. Green River’s software product, known as Orbit, will be integrated into Calypso’s existing platform, and Green River’s founder and ceo, Dan Farrand, will be joining Calypso’s Treasury Project Management team as Director, Cash and Treasury Management.
|September 14th, 2009||Pearl Diver Capital Signs up to CDO Software’s New CLO Management Platform
CDO Software, a leading provider of CDO portfolio management tools, today announced that they have expanded into the CLO market and signed up structured finance asset management company, Pearl Diver Capital, LLP. The investment firm will be using the CLO module within the CDO Director™ platform to efficiently manage their CLO funds.
|September 14th, 2009||SuperDerivatives and Calypso Technology Link Systems to Enable Institutions to Focus on Cost Control, Risk Management and Workflow in OTC Markets
SuperDerivatives, Inc. (SD), the derivatives benchmark and multi-asset front office system, has entered into a strategic alliance with Calypso Technology Inc. (Calypso), a leading global application software provider, to offer an integrated trading and risk application suite to the capital markets industry.
|September 9th, 2009||FinRad to become FinlogiK
FinRad Inc announced today that it is changing its name to FinlogiK Inc.
“Over the past 10 years, FinRad and its flagship product FinLogic have established a loyal customer base in Quebec. As we extend our reach into the Canadian and US market, we needed to re-brand our image to better illustrate our commitment to our flagship product. FinlogiK encompasses both the former name of our company and the name of our flagship trade management solution", says Jean-Francois Sabourin, ceo.
|September 2nd, 2009||Sophis Collaborates with KOSCOM to Deliver Integrated STP Systems to Banks & Securities Companies in South Korea
-Solutions will meet emerging requirements for financial institutions created by new Capital Market Integration Act
Sophis, a leading provider of cross-asset, front-to-back portfolio & risk management solutions, today announced a partnership with KOSCOM to provide a straight through processing system based on RISQUE and VALUE to securities companies as well as banks in South Korea.
|August 24th, 2009||Caplin Invests in Strategic Hires Following 20 Percent Rise in Revenue
Caplin Systems Ltd., the leader in web-based technology for e-commerce in the global financial markets, today announced that - as a result of strong market demand for its single dealer trading platforms - it has increased its headcount by more than 10 percent this year. Since the beginning of 2009 Caplin has secured four new contract wins and three successful customer implementations have gone live.
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