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The Future of OTC Market Structure*†

11 January 2017 | Profit and Loss | Scott Fitzpatrick, CEO of Tradition SEF, talks to Profit & Loss about the ways in which the swaps market structure has – and hasn’t – evolved since the introduction of Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs).

December 2016 Swaps review*

4 January 2017 | Clarus | CCP Basis Spreads and Volumes: Tradition up from $17b in Nov to $63b in Dec!

Brokers woo new clients, try not to upset old ones*

4 November 2016 | | "In theory, is all-to-all trading nirvana? Yes. In practice, does it work? Not in very many places" said Scott Fitzpatrick, chief executive at TraditionSEF in New York.

Peer-to-peer collateral platform Elixium executes first trade*

13 October 2016 | Global Investor | A new platform offering peer-to-peer trading of collateral for banks, institutional investors, brokers and hedge funds executed its first trade this week. Elixium is owned by Tradition, the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition.

Tradition promotes Marcus, Anderson to run UK*†

29 September 2016 | FOW | Tradition has promoted Dan Marcus, its global head of strategy, and Mike Anderson, its head of energy, to the new positions of co­heads of the inter­dealer broker’s UK business.

Lmrkts, Tradition Team Up for FX Compression Service*†

1 August 2016 | Profit and Loss | Dan Marcus, global head of strategy and business development at Tradition, adds, “We are delighted to be partnering with Lmrkts to provide the execution venue for their compression service.”

Tradition Partners LMRKTS for FX Compression, Optimizing Counterparty Risk*

1 August 2016 | Finance Magnates | One of the big wholesale and over-the-counter (OTC) brokerages Tradition has just partnered up with LMRKTS to deliver to its clients a new solution for optimizing counterparty risk. The offering which Tradition is delivering to the market is developed in conjunction with one of the top compression providers.

Check order books as well as quotes for best execution in swaps, Greenwich report states*

1 April 2016 | Pensions & Investments | Greenwich’s quantitative analysis of interest-rate swap trading data from July and August showed that in 92% of the trades, the midpoint price in order books from two swap execution facilities studied, ICAP PLC and TraditionSEF, was better than that achieved through an RFQ.

Quantifying Interest-Rate Swap Order Book Liquidity*†

9 March 2016 | Greenwich Associates | With much of the SEF mandate shock behind us and true execution data more readily available than ever before, examining the order book’s potential beyond its current usage is prudent.

Ex-SSA syndicate boss makes market return*†

16 February 2016 | Global Capital | He started on Tuesday on the business development team at inter-dealer broker Tradition. Smiecench is working on Tradition’s Trad-X platform.


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