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Uber transparent?

ESMA has today published the latest Q&A on investor protection. The document spans many different topics, but what sparked my interest in particular are the comments around the best execution

16 Dec 2016
Mohit Joshi

AI in Banking - Robo Advisors and beyond

Technology has changed the very psychology of money and the way we perceive it and artificial intelligence promises to further the ease of doing business for economies across the globe. The great rece...

16 Dec 2016
Ivy Schmerken

Multi-Asset Trading Now in Vogue for the Buy Side?

Demand for multi-asset trading on the buy-side has “renewed” the importance of the execution management system’s role on buy-side trading desks in the battle for screen-based real estate. However, lis...

15 Dec 2016
Michael Wilkins

That's your limit!

As is so often the case with some of the lengthy documents that make up the Shakespearean drama that is the MiFID II implementation, the devil is in the detail. The technical standards on position li...

09 Dec 2016
Retired Member

Guess What Day It Is! It’s FOMC Day!

This was originally posted November 21, 2016 in the TradeTalk blog on TT's web site. Share Here we are again. Just when we all thought we had it figured out, the election whizzed on the electric fenc...

08 Dec 2016
Michael Wilkins

A calmer approach to position limits

As we edge ever-closer to MiFID II implementation, the position limits debate is once again underway in Europe. Under the new rules the UK regulator is required to impose position limits on all commod...

28 Nov 2016
Ivy Schmerken

Equity Trading Update: Relationships, Liquidity and IOIs

With stricter regulations, capital constraints and technology costs impacting the sell side, large brokers are rationing their services and this trend is being felt on equity trading desks. Brokers

21 Nov 2016
Tayloe Draughon

Algo Development and Ethics

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...

21 Nov 2016
Retired Member

I'm afraid of Americans

It’s always cool when two different things come together to make you think. That’s exactly what happened on my commute this morning as I listened to David Bowie’s much-underrated album, Earthling. Jus...

16 Nov 2016
Anne Plested

ESMA sets a date for SI compliance

Intended to promote practical convergence and common supervisory approaches and practices, like EMIR and MAR before them, the MiFID II Q&A is fast becoming a favourite on my browser. In its recent...

08 Nov 2016
Tayloe Draughon

CFTC’s Issuance of Foreign Boards of Trade Permits

The CFTC announced on October 31st, 2016 that they issued Orders of Registration to the following Foreign Boards of Trade (FBOT): Eurex CME Europe Limited ICE Futures Europe The London Metal Exch...

01 Nov 2016
Financial Services Regulation
Ivy Schmerken

Smart New Rules for Smarter Order Routing?

Disclosure is the rage in financial markets regulation and the latest set of proposals relate to order handling rules. Regulators are seeking to boost transparency into the order routing practices of ...

25 Oct 2016