MiFID Preparations Dominate Europe

SPECIAL REPORT: INSIDE MARKET DATA YEAR IN REVIEW

With the EU's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive to become law next year, the industry spent much of this year focused either on compliance or on solutions to exploit new opportunities presented by the regulation.

The directive has special interest for market data staff as it contains transparency legislation to make quotes more widely available, and to broaden the reporting options for trade data.

The most notable example of this was Project Boat, a consortium of nine banks that bande

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