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Our experts creating digitized commodities and carbon neutral gold and silver

Mike Aitken reports on the digitization of gold and silver on GoldPass. Trovio (formerly InfiniGold) will shortly be rolling out a Silver Token via the Universal Protocol Alliance (UPA) on the Uphold platform in the US. In addition, Trovio expects to roll out...

We are part of the Universal Protocol Alliance, the block chain coalition trading digital tokens of carbon dioxide

Our experts are part of the Universal Protocol Alliance, a coalition of block chain companies that announced the Universal Carbon (UPCO2) token Tuesday. Each block chain-based UPCO2 token represents a certified measure of carbon dioxide. They can be bought and held...

Progress in the Application of the Scientific Method to Enforcement

A recent case in the NSW Supreme Court is a challenge for industry players that intend to respond to investigations and enforcement actions with the usual industry rules of thumb.

Training in Market Micro-Structure, Regulation and Compliance, Surveillance, Big Data Analytics

We offer bespoke training for regulators, financial institutions and other market participants, from introductory sessions for non-finance audiences to leading edge sessions with Ph.Ds.

Whitebox Trading: Important clarifications about key concepts in securities market litigation

In Justice Yates’ judgement in the Whitebox matter, there are several clarifications of key legal concepts in securities law, including clarifications about the meaning of the terms “likely”, “market”, “transactions” and “acts” for the purposes of...

Are fixed-income markets integrity challenged?

Mike Aitken and Kumar Venkataraman compare the microstructure of the equity and fixed-income markets, and explain the consequences of the lack of transparency in fixed-income markets before pointing to solutions in order to improve the fairness of fixed-income markets.

The DaVinci Case: Spoofing and Layering.

“Australian technology and analysis has been used to crack a case involving traders using high-frequency strategies to manipulate markets in Europe and the UK.” – MondoVisione


Capital Markets Consulting’s expertise and supporting technology delivers unrivalled credibility in complex cases. These include:

Atanaskovic Hartnell v Birketu Pty Ltd, [2019] NSWSC 1006

Expert: Michael G. Hains We provided expertise in the context of the claim for the recovery of legal fees and interest in the wake of the fraud perpetrated by junior solicitor Brody Jack Clarke against media mogul Bruce Gordon, a long-time client of Atanaskovic...

“Professor Mike Aitken of CMCRC is impressive in his own right as an expert witness. When backed up with the data from his brainchild SMARTS, he is a surveillance icon.”

Patrick L Young

Author of The Exchange Invest 1000: The World’s Most Influential People In Market Structure (EI1000)