Etrading Software (ETS) announced its expansion into Regulatory Data Services. This expansion comes off the back of LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, making a significant investment in capital markets technology firm Etrading Software at the end of last year.
LDC’s investment will support ETS to continue growing its range of technology-enabled services and to expand its offering of data services internationally. As part of this expansion. ETS has hired Liz Callaghan as chief strategy officer for Regulatory Data Services and Catherine Sutcliffe as Regulatory Affairs director, two newly created roles reporting to CEO Sassan Danesh. Callaghan joins Etrading Software from the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), and Sutcliffe experience from stints at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as well as other capital market institutions.
ETS broadens regulatory initiatives for improved transparency in the capital markets and is a key operator of regulatory-led capital market infrastructures, such as on the Digital Token Identifier, an International Standards Organisation (ISO) Standard. The DTI assists market participants and public authorities to unambiguously identify digital assets and DLTs for ISO.