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    Nasdaq Trade Surveillance (SMARTS)

    The surveillance technology trusted by regulators & exchanges - built for you.

    We don’t just sell pioneering surveillance technology, our own global exchanges use it too.

    Benefit from one of the most comprehensive surveillance tools on the market, used by over 170 banks & brokers and trusted by over 50 exchanges and 18 regulators.  

    Benefits

    See why 84% of firms look externally to support their surveillance monitoring.

    Manage Reputational Risk

    Protect your firm from reputational damage associated with market manipulation by aggressively monitoring for anomalous trading patterns. 

    Maintain Regulatory Standards

    Adhere to global and regional regulations including MAR, MiFID II, Dodd Frank, the FX Code of Conduct and more.

    Reduce Operational Complexity

    Streamline processes involved in monitoring and free up analysts for critical investigations. 

    Asset Classes

    The most extensive coverage, without question.

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    Cross-asset, Cross-Market

    200+ markets and data feeds source, hosted & maintained by us–so you can do what you do best. 

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    Thought Leadership

    Ensure you have the latest information to keep your firm safe.

    Trade Surveillance - Nasdaq

    Implications of Increased Retail Participation for Surveillance Practitioners

    Analyzing the surveillance repercussions of the rapid growth in retail user engagement with the market. 

    Analyzing the surveillance repercussions of the rapid growth in retail user engagement with the market. 

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    Impact

    The benchmark for T+1 surveillance.

    29+
    Years of surveillance expertise

    170+
    Clients

    25+
    Awards

    3,000+
    Live sites

    See in-depth surveillance coverage in action.

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    Related products

    Same effectiveness, different application.

    Run an exchange?

    Ensure your own organization and market participants are protected from potential financial misdeeds. 

    Ensure your own organization and market participants are protected from potential financial misdeeds. 

    Regulating multiple exchanges and market participants?

    Track and disrupt financial crime as it occurs across multiple markets. 

    Track and disrupt financial crime as it occurs across multiple markets. 

    Anti-Financial Crime

    Ally with Nasdaq Anti-Financial Crime Technology

    Verafin: Fraud Detection and Management

    Understand how participants are fraudulently presenting themselves on your exchange.  

    Understand how participants are fraudulently presenting themselves on your exchange.  

    Nasdaq Automated Investigator for AML

    Receive automated alerts when money laundering is potentially occurring. 

    Receive automated alerts when money laundering is potentially occurring. 

    Verafin: BSA/AML Compliance and Management

    Strengthen regulatory compliance and enhance your ability to detect, investigate and report potentially suspicious activity with targeted analytics and end-to-end BSA/AML solutions.

    Strengthen regulatory compliance and enhance your ability to detect, investigate and report potentially suspicious activity with targeted analytics and end-to-end BSA/AML solutions.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes. Throughout our almost 30-year history, we have continued to innovate and adapt our technology to effectively monitor new markets and asset classes. Our coverage now spans over 200 markets and 300+ behaviors – spanning multiple asset classes and markets, including crypto. 

    Nasdaq Trade Surveillance is one of the most robust surveillance tools on the market. Nasdaq Trade Surveillance presents a far-ranging suite of features, preparing you to track crime across multiple regions and asset types by looking at all market and trading data – never sampling. Nasdaq Trade Surveillance also benefits from Nasdaq’s unique position as a longtime global operator of numerous exchanges and the expertise garnered from monitoring our own 28 markets. 

    Surveillance is increasingly moving from an optional, but pragmatic, component to an essential need. Being proactive about surveillance means not only will you be less likely to incur a costly fee down the line, but you will also deter financial misdeeds within your firm, ensuring that your employees are adhering to regulatory guidelines and preventing potential reputational damage.