Sybenetix Compass

Sybenetix Compass provides compliance teams with the behavioural profiling algorithms needed to effectively address Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) requirements. The software enables suspicious activities to be flagged more accurately and investigated immediately, transforming trade surveillance management.

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Compass

Sybenetix Compass provides compliance teams with the behavioural profiling algorithms needed to effectively address Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) requirements. The software enables suspicious activities to be flagged more accurately and investigated immediately, transforming trade surveillance management.

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CHALLENGE

Institutions and individuals face greater accountability for market surveillance and conduct management. Yet they have to do more with manual and slow processes that risk becoming obsolete in the face of regulatory pressure.
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SOLUTION

Sybenetix Compass market surveillance software delivers the deeper, faster and unprecedented insight needed to identify unusual trading behaviour with higher levels of accuracy across the enterprise.

IMPACT

As a result, all trades are scrutinised, there is faster focus on high-risk traders and proactive management of reporting, response to regulators and reputation.

WHAT MAKES COMPASS DIFFERENT

 

Financial services face an unprecedented tsunami of regulation from MAR and MiFID II: The sheer volumes of data to be reported and monitored makes technological solutions an absolute necessity.

Vendors offering mathematical pattern detection are in abundance, but the problem is that market abuse is commited by people, and behavioural finance has shown us that people don’t fit mathematical models. The results are mountains of false positives.

Compliance officers know their traders and they know their patterns of trading in a way mathematical models can’t. With rising compliance costs, however, continually scaling the team isnt feasable. This is where behavioural science comes in to search your data the way a compliance officer does.

Using behaviourally smart algorithms, Sybenetix Compass generates cases that compliance officers agree warrant investigation. We do the heavy searching so your compliance officers can do what they do best – investigate.

COMPASS SYSTEM

Decision Support

Real-time decision support tools automatically flag suspicious market activity with reduced false positives. Immediate review and investigation takes place within the dashboard, enabling teams to build a process of excellence for conduct management.

Organisational Behavioural Analytics Platform

Proprietary behaviour profiling algorithms provide insight to patterns of all individual investment activity and potential market abuse. Fast, deep analytics provide an immediate view on potential misconduct.

Fast Scalable Analytics Engine

Behaviour Profiling Algorithms

Investment Processing

Market Activity Detection

Data Sources

The System collects data on trading activities, personal data and external market data.

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EXTERNAL

COMPASS FEATURES

BEHAVIOURAL HEATSCORE

Instantly identify outlying behaviours against individual benchmarks.

CASE MANAGEMENT

Consolidate your data into a centralised stream and stay ahead of the regulators.

COMPREHENSIVE REPORTING

Optimise the investigation process with clear, configurable reporting.
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FLEXIBLE PLATFORM

No individual, or organisation is the same. Thats why Compass adapts to your culture.

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REDUCE FALSE POSITIVES

An average 80% reduction in false positives allows a focus on true Compliance activity.
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VIDEO REPLAY

Understand the trade at the point of activity by watching the event as it happened.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING 

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“Compass is being used globally, this has become a collaborative tool and is setting a consistency of approach – it is setting a new standard of workflow and reporting. We have weekly team compliance (global) meetings to discuss new findings, new uses of data and this is now a major staff development drive. This is group learning in action and it is being driven by our CEO – it’s the thing that keeps him awake at night (insider dealing, fines, conduct, reputational risk.)”

- Compliance Officer

“We now have proactive self-reporting to compliance before the next day flag has even been raised. This is completely unheard of behavioural change.

- Group Head of Compliance

“To date, since Compass went into production, every regulatory enquiry relating to trading we have received in the US, Europe and Asia had been predicted and flagged by Compass and had already been investigated by our Compliance team before the regulators request. 100% is extraordinary and far beyond our expectations “

- Head of Compliance

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the minumum data catagories required by Compass?

As a minimum starting point for behavioral analysis Compass requires the following:

  • fund/account/ trader ID ( i.e the beneficiary)
  • security master
  • security pricing
  • trades
  • position
  • account size (i.e AUM or trading capital)

Ideally, we’d like to have at least one year’s worth of historical data but more is always better!

What format does the data need to be in?

Compass can read data via APIs provided by the client or from files in comma-separated values (CSV), XML, JSON or YAML formats.

What are the hosting options?

We provide multiple hosting options including:

  • Cloud
  • Private Cloud
  • On Premise
How long does the integration process take?

Typically we aim to have clients up and running within 3 months

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