Market Abuse & Insider Dealing Detection

ACTICO MAID keeps insider lists up to date and automatically monitors the securities trading of banks and financial service providers to ensure they comply with regulations. It analyzes securities orders and transactions carried out by banks, their employees, and their customers. It detects rules violations and flags up abnormal behaviour patterns.

  • The screening can be adjusted to include insider lists, stop lists and watch lists
  • The detailed checks also include complex underlying instruments

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Key Features

Managing Insider Knowledge and Trading Bans

Managing Insider Lists

ACTICO MAID keeps insider lists up to date. The entries are recorded with reference to securities or companies and checked against the securities orders. Incidents of insider trading are automatically detected.

Stop Lists, Watch Lists

ACTICO MAID makes it easy to maintain stop and watch lists. It continuously checks securities orders and transactions against these lists.

Third-Party Bank Transactions

Employee transactions and deposits with third-party banks are recorded in the system by the compliance department or the employee and automatically checked as part of daily monitoring.


A pre-clearance function is available for the pre-approval of a stock exchange order. Employees of financial institutions can use this to obtain approval before executing a securities transaction.

Insider Trading Scenarios

ACTICO MAID triggers a clarification if it detects unusual transactions or behaviour patterns such as front or parallel running during its daily tracking of securities trading.

Trading Rules

ACTICO MAID checks compliance with general trading rules such as minimum holding periods. Violations are detected automatically.

The ACTICO Approach

Digital Monitoring of the Fast-Moving, Difficult-to-Manage Trading Business

Machine Learning

Use machine learning to identify new insider trading scenarios and unusual securities orders.

Standard Rules That Are Easy to Customize

Detect insider trading with customizable standard rules.

Compliance Suite

ACTICO Compliance Suite – A powerful software for compliance and fraud management.

Machine Learning

Machine learning is able to recognize previously undetected patterns. It makes it possible to recognize known patterns with greater precision and avoids the need to clarify false positives. ACTICO’s Machine Learning module brings together the expertise of compliance managers as reflected in rules and the empirical knowledge that is gained from data. As a component of the Compliance Suite, ACTICO Machine Learning integrates seamlessly with the other functional modules.

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Standard Rules That Are Easy to Customize

ACTICO MAID provides a set of standard scenarios that can be customized to your needs. The rules are easy to adjust so that you have the agility to respond to changes. You can also define specific scenarios to trigger an investigation when they occur, and you have the flexibility to supplement the rules for identifying insider trading and trading ban scenarios.

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Compliance Suite

ACTICO Compliance Suite is a powerful software for compliance and fraud management. All the relevant information comes together in this single application, which handles all necessary tasks, such as clarifying hits, storing documents and producing regular reports.

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Lower Costs, Reduced Risk

Powerful Standard Software

With ACTICO MAID, you have all the benefits of industry-proven standard software. It is quick and easy to implement thanks to standard models for monitoring securities orders.

Flexible and Adjustable

ACTICO MAID can be adapted to suit your specific require-ments. Monitoring can be con-figured via insider, stop and watch lists. Insider trading sce-narios can be enhanced still further by using ACTICO Rules and ACTICO Machine Learning.

Total Compliance

ACTICO MAID helps financial institutions and insurers to im-plement and comply with regu-latory requirements in securities trading as stipulated in relevant legislation.

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