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Jeffrey Anderson

Jeffrey Anderson

Derivatives Compliance Product Manager at Fidessa
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Bio I am a Derivatives Compliance Product Manager at Fidessa and focus on the regulatory requirements for multi-asset trading systems. Career History Previously, I was a Director at RBS Securities Inc. where my primary responsibility was futures compliance. Before that, I was a Senior Enforcement Counsel at CME Group.



Become a master of suspense

18 Apr 2018

Starting October 1, 2018, CME Regulatory Advisory RA1720-5 comes into effect. The advisory details the limited use of suspense accounts, which are temporary holding accounts submitted at the time of order entry into Globex, but prior to the allocation of the executions to specific accounts on a carrying clearing member’s books. Only a de minimis ...


ESMA’s third-country venues - the naughty or nice list

22 Dec 2017

ESMA recently issued guidance on the treatment of commodity derivatives traded on third-country venues in the context of the MiFID ll position limit regime. Prior to this is was not clear if commodity derivatives traded on a third-country exchange would be considered economically equivalent OTC (“EEOTC”) contracts and would consequently fall unde...


Clarity through the DEA tiers

20 Nov 2017

An ESMA Q&A published this week provides some further guidance regarding the authorization of sub-delegated DEA providers, but it still leaves room for uncertainty. The Q&A draws a distinction between a DEA client that has EU exchange access directly via a member (Tier 1 DEA client), and a DEA client that obtains access through a sub-dele...


A position of responsibility

27 Sep 2017

As the MiFID II implementation date draws closer, implications for US firms continue to emerge. One area raising questions in the listed derivatives space is around position reporting and commodity position limits. Under MiFID II, EU investment firms are required to submit position reports to the regulators. Position limits under MiFID II are appl...