FAQ

General
Questions

For instruments admitted to trading on your venue/SI that day – In the case of an existing FIRDS instrument, only the ISIN of instruments and in the case of a new OTC derivative created by you on Anna-DSB, the Anna-DSB JSON file for each instrument.

For instruments admitted to trading on your venue that day – the quantities traded that day, plus the instrument identifiers: In the case of an existing FIRDS instrument, only the ISIN of instruments and in the case of a new OTC derivative created by you on Anna-DSB, the Anna-DSB JSON file for each instrument.

Oktris services are provided using the Software as a Service (SaaS) model, whereby all applications are hosted by Oktris in the cloud, and made available to clients over the Internet using a dedicated and secure login.

By sending input files with basic information such as ISINs, by querying the web portal, and by picking up status files from the Oktris cloud.

None. They are delivered using SaaS, and live in the cloud. An Internet connection is required to be able to interact with the services using standard tools such as an SFTP client for file transfer, or a web browser to use the web portal.

Most of it is, yes. For those components sensitive to performance (complex queries on the 20m + record FIRDS database for example), these run on dedicated hardware per client.

You don’t. It’s in the cloud – the systems are hosted and maintained by Oktris. Once Oktris updates the systems, you automatically have access to the latest and greatest with no additional effort on your side. Should something fundamentally change (for example, a new ESMA directive requiring new source input data from you), your account manager will inform you of this in good time.

Pre-sale
Questions

Not at this time, no. Though on the product roadmap is a solution allowing Trading Venues to produce and publish these without using an APA. As with all things on the roadmap, if there is client interest, it becomes a higher priority to develop.

Not at this time, no. It is on the Oktris product roadmap.

Not at this time, no. It is on the Oktris product roadmap.

Yes – strictly subject to availability of resources. Please enquire and let’s see if we can help.

No, but depending on consumer demand, Oktris may go down this route. For now the aim is to provide reporting solutions that firms can use to generate and submit reports directly to the regulator.

Not at this time, no. Though on the product map is an MDP transaction reporting solution to allow trading venues to submit transaction reports directly to their NCA without using an ARM. As with all things on the roadmap, if there is client interest, it becomes a higher priority to develop.