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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Reaches Across the Pond: Is This the Calm Before the Storm?

17 September 2018  |  4282 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Despite the view that MiFID II is a European regulation, US investment managers are experiencing disruption as they align their research payment and execution practices with the influential standard. While MiFID II went into force on Jan. 3, 2018, US money managers of all types and sizes anticipate that MiFID II will influence their businesses, not...

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Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Post-Mortem Cites Delays on LEIs and Data Quality as Key Challenge

16 April 2018  |  6927 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

With the rollout of such a massive regulation as MiFID II, there are bound to be some hiccups, but so far firms are mainly wrestling with trade reporting and data quality issues. That sentiment was expressed on a webinar hosted by A-Team Group, MiFID II Trading Technology Requirements: What Worked and What Hasn’t?, in which panelists aired their...

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Michael Corcione
Michael CorcioneCordium - London

Non-EU firms and GDPR - Time to face up to compliance

22 March 2018  |  8128 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The deadline for meeting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is on its way. But many non-EU investment management firms may not realize the extent to which they will be affected by this exte...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Is the DVC a ban in disguise?

08 March 2018  |  7042 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you had asked me last year what the actual impact of the double volume cap (DVC) would be, I would have said that it’s ridiculously complex to operate but wouldn’t matter all that much because it w...

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Ben Marsh
Ben MarshiMeta Technologies - Southampton

Financial Regulation: Ten Years of Toil and a Month of MiFID II

23 February 2018  |  19998 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the past decade an unequalled amount of regulatory reform has taken place internationally across the financial services industry; a journey that has not been for the faint-hearted or those lacking ...

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Umesh Patel
Umesh PatelRevista Systems - London

Instant trade reconstruction is a challenge!

16 February 2018  |  5021 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In regulated environments it’s imperative to invest now to future proof your business – the requirement for transaction reconstruction is not trivial and we suggest a systematic & proactive appro

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

Seeking Clarity on MiFID II Inducement Trading Rules

15 January 2018  |  2977 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With MIFID II’s rules on inducements now a reality, buy-side firms are paying close attention to the costs associated with their front-office trading platforms and analytics. The EU regulation, which ...

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Umesh Patel
Umesh PatelRevista Systems - London

Not a lot of people know that

21 December 2017  |  8157 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Not a lot of people know that Commonly attributed to Sir Michael Caine, what a lot of people don't know is that it was actually said by someone else. “Not a lot of people know that” With MiFiD II just...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Pieces coming together

20 December 2017  |  13975 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Derivatives market participants have been rightfully concerned about the potentially adverse impact of MiFID II on global trading. However, the US and EU authorities have taken significant steps in re...

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Paul Watmough
Paul WatmoughMDX Technology - London

MiFID II, the gift that keeps on giving

08 December 2017  |  9252 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Hopefully for those of us in financial services MiFID II is now pretty much part of the furniture, and whilst it is causing turmoil and deep discomfort, the reality, is that it is here to stay and the...

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