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Steve GrobFidessa - London

Be careful what you wish for

26 April 2017  |  4600 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Those of us who remember the good old days will recall the industry debate as to how much dark liquidity was really in existence. In one corner were the exchanges who, through FESE, claimed that the amount of malevolent dark trading going on was unacceptably high. In response the brokers claimed through their trade body, AFME, that actually it was...

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Peter WilliamsCJC Ltd - London

The High Frequency and The Furious - Clock Drift

27 March 2017  |  3739 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In part one, I talked about the time synchronisation requirements coming into effect with regulations like MiFID II. Today I’d like to delve into some of the challenges that await us in tackling these requirements. Like any good sequel, this is where we take the concept from the original and expand it! Be warned however that as the middle act t...

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Peter Williams
Peter WilliamsCJC Ltd - London

MiFID II: Revenge of The Regulator

20 March 2017  |  6598 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I'm a movie lover. I've seen more than the average person and can re-watch the same film hundreds of times (I'm looking at you Star Wars, Jaws, Ghostbusters…). When you watch a lot of movies you star...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Regulations to Impact U.S. Asset Managers

14 March 2017  |  9562 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

North American broker-dealers and asset managers domiciled in the U.S. are watching their European counterparts gear up for compliance with MiFID II. But will MiFID II affect U.S. broker-dealers and a...

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Jas Matharu
Jas MatharuBusiness Systems (UK) Ltd - London

Accountability and Cultural Change for MiFID II Compliance

13 March 2017  |  3191 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

With less than a year to go until the application of MiFID II, it is becoming increasingly clear that cultural change is being pursued by the financial regulators as a pressure mechanism to achieve sy...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Thomas in Blockland

22 February 2017  |  4769 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Thomas the crossing network wasn't happy. For years he had enjoyed helping his friends buy and sell things amongst themselves. Sometimes he would even step in directly and agree to buy or sell somethi...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Algo Development and Ethics

21 November 2016  |  3080 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At the forefront of Regulation AT has been a discussion on CFTC access to source code. That issue has been fought with strong opinions on both side of the argument. Regardless of any regulations, what...

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Cornelius Nandyal
Cornelius NandyalAssociates in Capital Markets - London

Real-Time Risk Management: A View on MiFID II Compliance Challenges

13 October 2016  |  6435 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The flip-side of changing market structures, furtherance of technologies and evolution of investment services is the emergence of risks hitherto unknown. Regulatory response to these challenges transl...

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a non-active Finextra member

Archiving in the cloud: Expensive and less secure?

12 October 2016  |  4412 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Earlier this year the FCA introduced new guidelines to encourage firms to embrace the cloud. While compliance obligations remain paramount, it does open up the pathway for organisations to more effect...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Momentum Ignition: Arson for Financial Markets

13 September 2016  |  3525 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

ESMA has defined momentum ignition as a case of prohibited market manipulation. ICE Canada considers this to be disruptive, and so does the CME Group. One UK government report stated that momentum ig...

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