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The Great Return: Exchange and Digital Asset Issues Highlight Day Two of STA’s 88th Annual Conference

Originally published in TabbFORUM On Thursday, Security Traders Association continued its 88th Annual Market Structure Conference in Washington, D.C, dubbed “The Great Return.” Highlights from Day Two included sessions featuring industry leaders like NYSE Group President Stacey Cunningham, former CFTC Chairman J. Chris Giancarlo, MayStreet Chief Policy Officer Manisha Kimmel and others who offered their …

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Insider dealing: amping up surveillance measures

Originally published in Risk.Net Joe Schifano, global head of regulatory affairs at Eventus, examines how volatility resulting from the Covid‑19 pandemic has made markets more susceptible to insider dealing activity, prompting regulators to urge firms to reinforce surveillance measures as their existing methods may no longer be sufficient Financial markets have always been vulnerable to …

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What is the regulatory outlook for virtual asset exchanges in Hong Kong and Singapore?

Originally published in Forkast  By Vince Turcotte, Sales Director, Asia Pacific at Events Systems Hong Kong Right now, Hong Kong has the clearest and most detailed requirements for licensing of VASPs of any jurisdiction in Asia. It begins with the Securities and Futures Ordinance, a foundational document for the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). In …

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Top 5 Energy Surveillance Tips

Originally published in Markets Media By Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Since the introduction of the EU’s REMIT regulation, many headline prosecutions have exposed weaknesses in the surveillance of market abuse in wholesale commodity and energy market trading. Prompted by severe punitive actions by global regulators against a number of the market’s participants, …

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The Financial Technologist (2nd Edition): Eventus Embraces Global Expansion, Digital Assets to Fuel Rapid Growth

Originally published in Harrington Starr’s The Financial Technologist (2nd Edition) By: Eric Einfalt, Chief Strategy Officer, Eventus When we launched Eventus at the end of 2014, we had one goal in mind: provide a better mousetrap to firms in the capital markets space to efficiently meet their obligation to surveil their trading activity and manage …

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Behind the Scenes of EU Crypto Regulation

Originally published in The Block By Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Eventus Defining new crypto market regulation in Europe is a delicate balance, according to Peter Kerstens, European Commission Advisor, presenting at the recent Shining a Light on Digital Asset Markets Conference 2021, hosted by Eventus and the Association for Digital Asset Markets …

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Crypto Surveillance – Regulators Take Digital Assets Seriously

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems   Originally published in Mondovisione Crypto trading is going mainstream. With the imminent launch of several new digital securities exchanges, and announcements of inter-bank transactions in digital assets becoming daily news, financial institutions must prepare to offer trading and investment in a diverse range of …

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Surveillance 2.0 – Turn Up the Signal, Wipe Out the Noise

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems   Originally published in RegTech Insight Trade surveillance is a complex discipline, dependent on the processing and filtering of masses of data. Its mandate is constantly increasing too, with the relentless iterations of regulatory and market change demanding the monitoring of more asset classes across …

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