NEW YORK and BOSTON, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catelas ®, the leading provider of 'Relationship Forensics' solutions for email and electronic communications, announced at SIFMA's Compliance & Legal Society 46th Annual Seminar a new partnership with NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) to offer Catelas compliance, risk monitoring, and investigations solutions to corporations, broker-dealers, exchanges and regulators as a complement to, or integrated with NASDAQ OMX's SMARTS, the industry's leading and award winning market surveillance platform for real-time cross-asset surveillance.
"Catelas represents the next generation of risk-based eCommunications surveillance and investigation solutions for the financial services industry," said Rob Lang, Vice President and Global Head of SMARTS, NASDAQ OMX. "We are excited to work with Catelas, to automate 'connecting the dots' between trade surveillance events, the people involved, and what was said. The combined solution will provide companies with new mechanisms to help compliance analysts investigate trade events and even proactively identify compliance risks within their organization."
By combining the Catelas solutions with NASDAQ OMX's SMARTS trade surveillance platform, customers globally will be able to investigate trading alerts by uncovering the relevant people, relationships and communications associated with an alert. Users will have the ability to visualize internal and external relationships, monitor for behavioral risk and significantly reduce the investigative time per event by focusing efforts quickly. Automatically correlating trades with people and what they say will allow compliance officers to see the complete picture on a single screen for the first time. The benefits are a more efficient process and a far more robust compliance and supervisory program.
"Catelas's patented relationship & behavioral algorithms automatically uncover and assess the relationships and networks that underpin how business gets done," said Eddie Cogan, Founder and CEO, Catelas. "This allows the analyst unprecedented visibility across email, IM, chat rooms and social media, quickly isolating key communications, allowing the analyst to cover more ground in considerably less time."
Catelas 'Relationship Forensics' solutions are used by Legal, Compliance and Information Security to provide unprecedented insight into how a company does business. Alerts are effectively correlated, risks quickly uncovered and reports automatically generated. Catelas allows the legal and compliance functions to make better decisions earlier, reduce risk and avoid surprises downstream. Founded in 2007, Catelas is used by many of the top global consultancy firms, hedge funds and corporations to reduce the risk associated with doing business. For more information, visit www.catelas.com, or like Catelas on Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/425197
About NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
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