Mark Bell to head Asia Pacific

Clarus Financial Technology today announced that Mark Bell has joined the firm to head up the Asia Pacific region. Amir Khwaja, CEO of Clarus Financial Technology explains, “Our focus on Derivatives regulatory change, means that Asia Pacific is an important market for us. We have a number of customers in the region and are well […]

Clarus Financial Technology chooses Belfast for Expansion

Clarus Financial Technology, a London-based Fintech company, is establishing a research and development centre in Belfast with support from Invest Northern Ireland, creating 15 new jobs. Clarus operates in international capital markets and provides data, analytics and research services to its customers who include investment banks, hedge funds, regulators and brokers from the USA, GB and […]

Clarus makes the case for greater transparency under EMIR

Highlighting variations between US and Europe and the negative impact on market participants London, 25 March 2015. Clarus Financial Technology, which provides content, data and analytics for derivatives markets is pushing for greater debate around the format and extent of data made public on reporting under EMIR.   Responding to the recent ESMA consultation paper on […]

Clarus Financial Technology announces CCPView

Chicago, January 27, 2015 – Clarus Financial Technology today announces the release of CCPView, a new service for tracking Central Counterparty (CCP) volumes. In 2015, the EMIR regulation in Europe will make it an obligation to clear Interest Rate Swaps at a CCP. In addition it is likely that Non-Deliverable FX Forwards will become subject […]

Sandy Broderick joins Clarus Advisory Board

London, October 28, 2014. Clarus Financial Technology announces today that Sandy Broderick has been appointed to its Advisory Board. “I am delighted that we have been able to secure Sandy’s wide-ranging experience as Clarus seeks to become the market leader in providing software technology for financial markets,” commented Amir Khwaja, Clarus Financial Technology CEO. “The […]

Peter Barsoom to join Advisory Board

London, October 6, 2014 – Clarus Financial Technology today announced the appointment of Peter Barsoom to its Advisory Board. Amir Khwaja, CEO Clarus Financial Technology explains, “As we grow we want to attract high caliber individuals with deep industry experience and relationships to help in building the pre-eminent software technology provider in a post-reform world; […]

Clarus Financial Technology announces SEFView

Chicago, February 11, 2014 – Clarus Financial Technology today announces the release of SEFView, its new service for tracking Swap Execution Facility (SEF) volumes. The onset of Make Available to Trade (MAT) on Feb 15, 2014, means that there is a great deal of interest in tracking changes in SEF volumes and market share statistics. […]

ICAP and Clarus announce new data service for OTC derivatives

ICAP plc (IAP.L), a leading markets operator and provider of post-trade risk mitigation and information services, and Clarus Financial Technology, a provider of services to the global derivatives market, today announce a new OTC data service offered by the two groups. Under the new agreement, Clarus will distribute ICAP’s award-winning benchmark derivative pricing within Clarus’ […]

Swap Margin check in 10 milliseconds

London, November 4, 2013 – Clarus Financial Technology today announced the release of its CHARM product, for pre-execution or pre-clearing acceptance checks of Interest Rate Derivative trades. CFTC Regulation 1.73 states that Clearing FCMs accepting orders for automated execution on a SEF, need to use automated means to screen orders for compliance with risk-based limits. […]

SDRFix, a new index for a post-reform world

London, September 11, 2013 – Clarus Financial Technology today announces SDRFIX, a new index for a post-reform world. The SDRFIX index is based on actual transactions data sourced from the US Swaps Data Repository (SDR), DTCC DDR. This new index complies with the recommended practices specified in the IOSCO paper “Principles for Financial Benchmarks “, […]