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John JannesIHS Markit - New York

RTS 28: More to compliance than meets the eye

21 August 2017  |  3378 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In April of 2018 European investment firms will be required to publish their first ever disclosures about quality of trade execution, under the guidance of MiFID II's RTS 28. At first glance, one might conclude that ESMA has attempted to make the task achievable by limiting the scope of the disclosure to documenting the top five trading venues use...

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Maxwell SummerfieldCitycom Solutions - London

MiFID II - Finding the way to compliant communications

14 August 2017  |  5437 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID II seemed so far away when it was pushed back until January 3rd 2018!! This has been a long time coming, and despite the looming deadline, firms are still trying to work out what they need to do. This is causing challenges for them as they try and decide where to focus their resource and what is the highest priority…? MiFID II has widened on...

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Kirston Winters
Kirston WintersIHS Markit - London

MiFID II and Trade Reporting: Get Ready for Big Changes

11 August 2017  |  5289 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID came into effect in 2007 – under the current regime, buyside firms are typically not required to publish trades and real-time public reporting (“trade reporting”) is handled by trading venues an...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Transparency Puts Stress on Data Architecture

09 August 2017  |  6574 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With only four months to go until the MiFID II’s Jan. 3, 2018 implementation date, buy-side firms are facing huge changes in disclosure and transparency requirements, which could upend their data mana...

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Jan-Willem Van Capelle
Jan-Willem Van CapelleDrebbel - Amsterdam

MiFID II: regulatory burden or a driver for innovative change?

31 July 2017  |  3209 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today, MiFID II is undoubtedly the main point of focus for financial services providers. Coming into force on January the 3rd 2018, every MiFID responsible compliance officer or project manager is sup...

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Willem Lambrechts
Willem LambrechtsDrebbel - Ghent

No thanks, we are too busy...

27 July 2017  |  3573 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 7

As a financial technology broker, we have the privilege of operating in the heart of the financial technology eco-system. From this position we observe a quite odd but stunning anomaly within financia...

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Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

Countdown to MiFID II: Are You Ready?

26 July 2017  |  4853 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For firms still procrastinating about finalising their plans to accommodate the changes required to capture, archive, and easily retrieve electronic communications (eComms) in accordance with MiFID II...

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Steve Grob
Steve GrobFidessa - London

Be careful what you wish for

26 April 2017  |  4906 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 a...

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Peter Williams
Peter WilliamsCJC Ltd - London

The High Frequency and The Furious - Clock Drift

27 March 2017  |  3877 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 the...

TagsRisk & regulationTransaction banking
Peter Williams
Peter WilliamsCJC Ltd - London

MiFID II: Revenge of The Regulator

20 March 2017  |  7038 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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