02 September 2014

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Tim FurmidgeBT - London

Across the pond and beyond

29 August 2014  |  1585 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Regulation mandating the recording of all mobile communications leading to a financial trade has had far reaching implications for financial firms across the globe – and not just in the UK and the US where the regulators were the first to move. In November 2011, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA), now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), ...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

The Future of Best Execution

18 August 2014  |  1579 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I was chatting with a few work colleagues last Friday about best execution and derivatives. They confidently asserted that without real fungibility (i.e. the ability to trade the same instrument on different venues), price comparison is not possible and so any notion of best-ex was pretty meaningless. By coincidence, I was later looking at t...

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Steve GrobFidessa - London

If it ain't broke, break it

12 August 2014  |  1766 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I was hoping to enjoy the last few weeks of summer in relative peace, but it seems that another regulatory storm is brewing. This time it’s over the unbundling of research and it all stems from ESMA’s...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Data jigsaw

07 August 2014  |  1789 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Under the European Short Selling Regulation (SSR) uncovered short sales are banned and investment firms are required to track their net short positions and report them to relevant authorities/the publ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Please lock the door behind you

25 July 2014  |  2098 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Under MiFID II European regulators introduce new rules around algorithmic trading. Whether it’s algo IDs, enhanced audit trails or business clock synchronisation, none of these items would have been o...

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ganeshbabu AnnamalaiRBS - Chennai

Bigdata analytics to curb rate fixing scandal

22 July 2014  |  2616 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Foreign exchange market is world's largest and least regulated financial market. Its estimated daily turnover is $5.35 trillion, according to the Bank for International Settlements’ triennial survey o...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Hang on a second!

17 July 2014  |  1331 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

MiFID II introduces the requirement to synchronise the business clocks of trading venues and their customers, standardising the recorded time on post-trade data, transaction reporting and, most import...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Tour de Force

09 July 2014  |  1348 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The current MiFID II consultation is infamously complex, covering 800 pages and 800 questions to be answered in 8 weeks. If that in itself is not enough of a challenge, ESMA invited all market parti...

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Ton MetselaarCapco - Amsterdam

Swap futures: Why should the buy-side care?

24 June 2014  |  1790 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

True or false? In the post-EMIR landscape, insurance firms and pension funds are likely to face increased cost from mandatory clearing and margining of their interest rate swaps in order to hedge inte...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Oh, for some goal-line technology!

19 June 2014  |  2070 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

With the new technology in place for the World Cup in Brazil, long and unsettled disputes about whether the ball was in or out are a thing of the past. Discussing the scope of MiFID II with some marke...

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