STAC (Securities Technology Analysis Center) arrives in London

STAC17 rollup

STAC (Securities Technology Analysis Center) arrived in London after stops in Chicago and New York and as always with these events, there was as a local focus. The impending MiFID 2 directive, in particular the trade timestamping requirements inevitably played a prominent part in proceedings. In fact timing, sync and latency papers dominated the first half of the event.

The packet capture community talked about advantages of picoseconds to sell their gear. The traders and the banks deliberated over how much, to what extent, when, how and what.

This is a community that has always respected accuracy and compliance. That should never be in doubt. But the challenge remains that the regulators and the players are still not certain about what constitutes ‘good enough’.

There was once the opinion that the implementation of the directive would mean everything would be determined and decided upon in advance. However it is clear that it is the period following implementation that will allow the exact rules of implementation to be determined and decided upon.

As the directive says 'relevant and proportionate'. Anything new doesn't have a benchmark and a benchmark is first needed before we can decide what exactly constitutes 'relevant and proportionate'.

Anand Ram, VP Sales & Marketing, Calnex Solutions

Recent News

Calnex to showcase…

Aug 09, 2019
1629 More

Calnex Solutions…

May 09, 2019
2582 More

Calnex receives…

May 09, 2019
1406 More

Multi-Port 25GbE…

Apr 26, 2019
1444 More

400G Press Release

Apr 15, 2019
1430 More

Archived News

Scottish firm fully…

Mar 20, 2019
1280 More

Calnex Wins CEED…

Mar 04, 2019
4981 More

Cloud Provider…

Nov 26, 2018
3473 More

Calnex Shows off at…

Oct 16, 2018
3061 More

Calnex attends the…

Sep 26, 2018
1957 More

Cisco ASR 1000…

Aug 10, 2018
2051 More

Calnex Powers…

Aug 01, 2018
2765 More

Silicon Labs and…

May 15, 2018
1988 More

Calnex Solutions…

Mar 29, 2018
3156 More

Calnex Publishes…

Mar 28, 2018
2000 More

Calnex Presenting…

Mar 01, 2018
1828 More

Spirent launches…

Feb 28, 2018
1855 More

Calnex Plugs Into…

Feb 01, 2018
1848 More

Time Sensitive…

Oct 25, 2017
1779 More

Calnex attends…

Sep 26, 2017
1797 More

2017 ISPCS Plugfest…

Sep 11, 2017
1686 More

Calnex Solutions…

May 12, 2017
1956 More

ITU Approves Two…

Nov 14, 2016
1511 More

Calnex Launches…

Mar 18, 2016
1664 More

Calnex Joins AVnu…

Nov 16, 2015
1560 More

Calnex Solutions…

Jul 27, 2015
1569 More

Calnex Solutions…

Apr 21, 2015
1490 More

Industry’s First…

Apr 15, 2015
1591 More

Scottish Government…

Mar 03, 2015
1649 More

Calnex Solutions…

Nov 19, 2014
1558 More

Calnex announces…

Apr 16, 2013
1612 More

Events

ITSF 2019

Nov 04, 2019
Global Conference on Timing and Synchronisation Across Networks. The International Timing…
502 Read more

ECOC 2019

Sep 23, 2019
The ECOC (European Conference on Optical Communcation) exhibition is the largest optical…
509 Read more

ISPCS

Sep 22, 2019
The objective of the symposium, to be held in Portland, Oregon, USA, is to provide a…
2695 Read more

CIOE 2019

Sep 04, 2019
CIOE (China International Optoelectronic Exposition) is the world's leading exhibition in…
504 Read more

WSTS

Mar 25, 2019
WSTS is a vendor-neutral technology workshop that addresses evolving sync requirements,…
3403 Read more

EANTC

Mar 04, 2019
The European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) is internationally recognized as an…
2912 Read more

MWC

Feb 25, 2019
MWC Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress) is the largest mobile event in the world,…
2555 Read more
HOW CAN CALNEX HELP YOU FURTHER?

Click your area of interest below for more tutorials and real-world case studies.