Commission And Fee Engine (CAFE)

CAFE is a rule based Commission and Fee calculation module that can be used stand-alone with any product or with the Finmax product suite. Distinguishing features of CAFE are:

  • Ability to define rules as expressions similar to IF clause in Excel (see below)
  • Specify priorities to define a pecking order for rules to be executed
  • Define the outcome of the rule i.e. the output either as a value or as a formula¬†similar to Excel (see below)
  • Control the type of value that is calculated i.e. a rate or an amount



Example of rule processing in CAFE:


And an example of how a calculation can be handled: