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Best Execution regulations can be complicated.

TZ is here to help.

TZ is our trade surveillance software. It’s built with PATH – the platform we use to power all of our solutions. Here are a few of the things it can do.

Exception Based Testing

Set your own benchmarks and parameters. Any transaction that doesn’t meet your criteria will generate an alert which you and your compliance team can examine.

Customisable Parameters

TZ’s settings and test parameters are entirely customisable. You’ll have complete control over the alerts you see.

Global Multi-Venue Analysis

Reference and market data is collected from over 250 global sources through our market data partners.

Preset and Bespoke Reports

TZ offers a wide range of best execution reports. This includes RTS 27 and RTS 28 reporting functionality.

Large Volume Data Handling

TZ can ingest and process extremely large volumes of data. Millions of trades can be processed every day.

Immediate Access to Data

Reports can be compiled at any time and for any date range. This means you can access all of your data at the click of a button.

MiFID II and Best Execution

Best execution regulations ensure that clients get the best possible result from traders, brokers, investment firms and asset managers. 

In 2018, ESMA introduced a new regulatory framework called MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II). MiFID II introduced new, stricter best execution guidelines. Firms are legally obliged to take ‘all sufficient steps’ to deliver the best result for clients.

Covered Asset Classes

You don’t need to worry about incompatible asset classes with TZ. These are the asset classes TZ can process.


Global exchange trade CASH equties. Exchange-traded derivatives thereof. 

Foreign Exchange

FX spot, FX forwards and FX swaps.


FX, Indicies, Equities & Commodities. 

Debt Instruments

US treasuries, US agencies, US corp, EMEA & APC

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Updated Opinions on Position Limits Under MiFID II Published by ESMA On February 7th, ESMA published seven opinions on position limits regarding commodity derivatives under MiFID II/MiFIR.  The opinions published by ESMA agree with a number of proposed position limits regarding:  ICE Endex Dutch...

Non-Compliance Fines Exceed $36 Billion Since 2008 Financial Crisis

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FSMA Releases Brochure on MiFID II Investor Protection Rules

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MiFID III – How Regulatory Bodies Can Improve On MiFID II

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Fifth Of UK Fund Managers Admit To Inaccurate Reporting

Fifth Of UK Fund Managers Make Reporting Errors to FCA According to data obtained under an FOI request by Duff & Phelps, approximately one-fifth of all UK fund managers are guilty of making errors in their transaction reporting to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  These errors have been...

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