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Context for Compliance: The Big (Bad) Behavior Picture
May 22, 2017

Jim Austin, CEO of Vertex Analytics, Inc., presented at this year's FinTech Exchange in Chicago....
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Is This Spoofing?
January 7, 2016

Spoofing has recently gained notoriety in the press from high-profile court cases and alleged disruption claims of the market system...
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What Just Happened? China Monday
January 7, 2016

On Monday, January 4, the first trading day of 2016, a sharp selloff in China created aftershock effects for investors worldwide...
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Bloomberg Business – Spoofing Went Mainstream in 2015
December 30, 2015

Vertex Analytics may have devised a way to make high-frequency trading more transparent and spoofing easier to detect...
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Bloomberg Business – Market Police Deploy New Weapons Against Spoofers
December 30, 2015

The day after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, volume was so heavy on the Nordic stock exchanges that Joakim Strid’s team of analysts identified 500 instances of possibly fraudulent trading -- and that was before lunch...
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Did You Fail to Supervise?
December 2, 2015

Over the past few years, citations from the Commodities and Future Trading Commission (CFTC) have gone up substantially. Smaller, less prevalent fines have yielded to larger, often puzzling fines requiring hours of time to decipher...
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Clarification by Enforcement Is Not the Ideal Way to Clarify Regulations
December 2, 2015

Vertex recently attended FIA's 31st Expo at the Hilton Chicago. Approximately 5,000 people came to Chicago for the event. We saw many of the attendees on the Expo floor, at the opening festivities at City Winery...
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Bloomberg Business - How to Catch a Spoofer
September 4, 2015

A recent high-profile case in Chicago brought by HTG Partners alleged that the U.S. Treasury futures market was manipulated on December 6, 2013...
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