A comprehensive tool set to assess the fair value of Fixed Income Bond transactions pre-trade, intraday post execution and T+1. System includes the pricing of FINRA, Corporate and Agency bonds, MSRB and US Treasurys.
Innovated technology designed for Broker-Dealers and Market Center’s Best Execution and SEC compliance obligations. Offering modernized data visualization tools and workflow solutions to assist firms in their day-to-day regulatory responsibilities.
Services are provided using high reliability and fast response time Web based applications hosted by TKG. TKG maintains a redundant infrastructure with automatic fail over and intraday data backups and on-demand disaster recovery capabilities.
The Karn Group Inc. (TKG) is the largest provider of Fixed Income Compliance solutions for Broker/Dealers and Clearing Firms. TKG offers a comprehensive Web based tool set to assess the fair value of Fixed Income transactions and keep you prepared for examinations in an increasingly demanding regulatory environment. Product offerings include Fair Value and Commissions analysis, MSRB Rule G-18 and G-14 Oversight, Real-time pricing services of Municipal and Corporate Bonds and Auto Bidding of Bids Wanted, and pricing of Offerings from Inventory for Municipal and Corporate Bonds.
In addition to Fixed Income, TKG offers Equity Compliance, Best Execution and Trade Surveillance solutions for SEC and FINRA regulated Broker-Dealers, Exchanges, Alternative Trading Systems, Crossing Networks, and Market Centers, including SEC 605, 606 and the new Tick Size Pilot reporting.
Ted is the President and Founder of The Karn Group (TKG). Ted is previously best known as the President and Founder of Market Systems Inc. (MSI) where for 12 years he led MSI to become the market leader in providing SEC Best Execution reports. MSI processed in excess of 100 million stock transactions per day which encompassed approximately 75% of US retail stock orders. Provided trade exception reporting, statistics and regulatory reports to compliance officers and trading desk management to enable them to meet their compliance obligations. MSI customers included almost all major US broker dealers and clearing firm. Ted sold MSI to Thomson Reuters in 2006. Prior to launching MSI, Ted traded Fixed Income Bonds and Derivative Securities and Foreign Exchange.
Ted has a BS degree in engineering physics from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business.
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