Archive for: November, 2007
John Cant - MPI Europe Ltd - London | 30/11/2007 | 3393 views
Okay, so you are probably reading this blog because of the title, so I had best explain what it is all about. In the olden days - so I understand - when the UK Monarch died, a courtier used to announce the "King is dead, long live the King". Presumably this was both to signal the passing of an era, as well as to express continuity of the ...
Tags: Dealing rooms, Trade executionGroup: MiFID
John Cant - MPI Europe Ltd - London | 22/11/2007 | 3649 views
The FT has reported that the UK's only residential property stock exchange, the Property Investment Market, has been forced to suspend its business after failing to meet new MiFID regulations. They have failed to gain approval so far from the FSA as a Multilateral Trading Facility or MTF. This news is interesting (using the word in its MiFID se...
Tags: Trade execution, Retail bankingGroup: MiFID
John Cant - MPI Europe Ltd - London | 07/11/2007 | 2085 views
So you survived MiFID Day, and indeed the first MiFID week; survived the incessant MiFID blogs and weeklong MiFID press coverage, History of MiFID, MiFID in numbers, and special features on MIFID from special MiFID personalities some of whom we had never heard of before. You have ticked the MiFID box at least once, in fact, probably at least once p...
Tags: Trade execution, Post-trade & opsGroup: MiFID