23 July 2016

Financial Services Regulation

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Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

I thought I was clever enough to not get caught

20 July 2016  |  2834 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Since November 2015, our machine learning tool for detecting spoofing and market manipulation has been getting a lot of buzz. The company has a record of detecting market manipulation in listed derivatives based upon high profile cases. We put together an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool that allowed compliance officers to quickly detect who was ...

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Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

Why Front Running Traders Hurt Fair and Open Markets

11 July 2016  |  2260 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Front Running (a.k.a. Trading Ahead) is the unethical practice of a trading based on information about a pending order or trade that someone else needs to make or will soon make. Using this private information a front runner places an order in advance of another client for personal unwarranted profit. Typically this also disadvantages the person ...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

Wash Trading isn’t Victimless

05 July 2016  |  3188 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Wash trading is defined by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in rule 534 as trading where the trader knows that no change in beneficial ownership occurs. In wash trading there is no market risk, and no...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

CFTC Enforcement Actions: Haunted Past or A Hopeful Future?

04 July 2016  |  2906 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The aftershocks of financial benchmark crisis that shook the financial world not-so-long-ago are felt even today with the regulators around the world still picking up the remnants of investor confiden...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

US Fed’s Alternative Reference Rate - Unearthing the LIBOR Replacement

29 June 2016  |  2440 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Lately, If you are anyway related to the financial industry, chances are you would have heard about the buzz word of Financial Regulatory Reforms. A clear consequence of scandalous activity that domin...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

Quote Stuffing Disrupting Markets

27 June 2016  |  3587 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Is the price you are seeing on your investment screen the current price? How do you really know? What if you are an algorithmic trader? Is that price and size really there? Quote stuffing is a messagi...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

European Benchmark Regulation - Sufficient to Prevent a LIBOR Like Crisis Repeat?

23 June 2016  |  3130 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The ink has not yet dried on the drafts of European Benchmark Regulation (The Regulation) and while the markets and the industry are trying to gauge the effect of this all encompassing regulation, one...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonNeurensic, Inc. - Chicago

Regulatory Access to Trading Algorithms is Overkill

22 June 2016  |  3539 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The former CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton went on record with CNBC saying that the Source Code requirements in Regulation Algorithmic Trading (REG-AT) is extreme overkill and a very slippery slope. Ma...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

LIBOR, EURIBOR and TIBOR - Taking Stock Half-A-Decade Later

16 June 2016  |  6080 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is not surprising that the ripples created by financial benchmark manipulations from a half-decade ago are felt even today in the form of convictions, appeals, fines and more importantly tighter re...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

Bank of England’s Risk-Free Reference Rates - In the Quest of LIBOR Replacement

09 June 2016  |  5540 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Recap For the better half of this decade, one could not help but hear and acknowledge the growing phenomenon of Financial Benchmark Reforms - an aftermath of manipulation and false reporting of global...

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Date 01 Jul 2010
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This network is for financial professionals interested in staying up to date on financial services regulation happening anywhere in the world. CFOs, bankers, fund managers, treasurers welcome.
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