New patents from Currenex and TraderTools

The first, Method and Apparatus for Foreign Exchange Execution Over a Network, is a UK patent, while a US patent, Using Digital Signatures to Validate Trading and Streamline Settlement of Financial Transaction Workflow, will also be established.

Richard Hartheimer, managing director of Currenex in London, said the firm applies for patents to advertise its seriousness about developing innovative trading solutions, and to increase the value of its intellectual property. "We see patents as a pu