Tag: SEF

November 02, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Bats completes acquisition of Javelin SEF - deal broadens FX offering

Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) today completed its acquisition of Javelin SEF, LLC (Javelin), a swap execution facility (SEF). The deal was announced on August 11, 2016 and received approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on October 23, 2016. Javelin has been integrated with Bats Hotspot, the institutional FX trading platform, in…

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May 27, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Gain Capital, FlexTrade and Tera Group subs recognized as Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs)

U.S. futures industry regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced that it has issued Orders of Registration to three Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), granting them fully registered status with the CFTC. The SEFs approved for registration are: GTX SEF, LLC (GTX) of Bedminster, N.J., TeraExchange, LLC (Tera) of Summit, N.J., and FTSEF LLC…

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April 27, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Ullink announces direct connectivity to trueEX

Ullink, the global provider of electronic trading and connectivity services, now provides direct connectivity to trueEX, a leading interest rate swap execution facility (SEF). Ullink’s multiprotocol connectivity platform UL Bridge will provide its clients with real-time access and efficient onboarding to the trueEX platform. trueEX is one the fastest growing SEFs, supporting 18 currencies, made…

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February 05, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Thomson Reuters SEF captures 55% of trading flow in FX dealer-to-client segment in Q4 2015

Thomson Reuters SEF (Swap Execution Facility) which in January this year obtained permanent CFTC registration captured the bulk of dealer-to-client Forex flows in the final quarter of 2015, according to data from Clarus Financial Technology. The data shows that Thomson Reuters SEF captured 55% of the trading flow in the FX dealer-to-client market segment in Q4…

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January 22, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CFTC registers 18 swap execution facilities

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued Orders awarding registration to 18 swap execution facilities (SEFs). The facilities that obtained Registration Orders today previously were operating under temporary registration status, the regulator explained in its announcement. SEFs are trading facilities that operate under CFTC’s regulatory oversight for trading and processing swaps. SEFs…

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