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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

FIX Training in Frankfurt 2018

Further to a client request, we are now offering custom FIX training in Frankfurt in 2018 and in other locations.  Sample agenda below, we can work with you to refine and focus on areas of interest.  Contact us at enquire@alignment-systems.com


FIX - the history
  • Fidelity and Salomon Brothers
  • US Equity centric workflow
  • Latency? What's that?

Asset Class coverage
  • Equity
  • FX
  • Fixed Income
  • Futures
  • Options
  • Use of embedded FpML for other products

The basics
  • Sequence numbers
  • As easy as 8, 9, 10 ( BeginString, BodyLength, CheckSum)
  • PossDupFlag (tag 43)
  • PossResend (tag 97)
Versions
  • 4.0
  • 4.2
  • 4.4
  • 5.0, the EP model and FIXT
Workflows
  • Single stock order and execution
  • Program Trades
  • RFQ
  • RFS
  • IOI
  • Axe
  • Market Data
  • Allocations
  • Confirmation/Affirmation
  • Unsolicited amendment
  • Unsolicited execution
  • Execution busts
  • Give-up trades
Enhancements and additions
  • Algorithmic Trading and FIX ATDL
  • FIXML

Low Latency
  • SBE
  • ASN.1
  • GPB
  • FIXP
  • SOFH

FIX Engine Software
  • What is a FIX engine?
  • What is the bare minimum that a FIX engine must do?

FIX Monitoring Software
  • What is FIX monitoring software?
  • Cost/benefit analysis
FIX Testing Software
  • What is FIX testing software?
  • Cost/benefit analysis
Conformance Testing & Onboarding
  • What's the difference between Conformance Testing and Onboarding?
  • Rules of Engagement
  • FIX Orchestra
Physical Connectivity


  • Extranets
  • Connectivity Networks (hub and spoke)
  • Telnet tests
  • Firewalls
  • Whitelisting
  • SSL and Stunnel
  • VPN

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