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Tellefsen and Exactpro Systems Team Up to Help Clients with REG SCI
Meeting the demanding new requirements imposed upon firms by SEC Regulation SCI
is a key issue for many firms, especially in the areas of independent systems testing
and certification. Tellefsen and Company, L.L.C. (Tellefsen) and Exactpro Systems,
LLC (Exactpro) have today announced a marketing partnership in which both firms will
collaborate to provide key industry constituents with market structure consulting, financial
technology infrastructure testing and software quality assurance testing services.
Tellefsen is a management consulting firm founded in 1984 to provide counsel and
professional services to meet the growing needs of the financial services industry. The
firm’s principals and consultants have a wealth of experience in regulatory compliance
and U.S. market infrastructure (exchanges, ATS, dark pools etc). One of Tellefsen’s core
competencies has been is assisting firms with their regulatory compliance requirements
through technology analysis, planning, testing, and evidencing.
Exactpro is a rapidly growing quality assurance services firm specializing in market
infrastructure. Exactpro provides both functional and non-functional testing for global
exchanges, dark pools and clearing houses using a range of sophisticated in-house built
testing and evidencing tools.
John Rapa, President and CEO of Tellefsen, indicates: “The implementation of Reg SCI
is another example of market regulations where market participants must provide evidence
of their comprehensive infrastructure testing, policies and procedures and market oversight
compliance. We are delighted to team up with Exactpro whom we know from other customer
engagements. We are very impressed by their capabilities, diligence and effectiveness in
planning, executing and evidencing tests that prove regulatory compliance”.
Iosif Itkin, Co-Founder of Exactpro, says: “Our firm has a great set of tools and services that
we believe can help clients meet Regulation SCI in a cost effective manner. We are very
conversant with this domain and are delighted to be working with Tellefsen on this; our two
firms’ capabilities are entirely complementary”.