R3 has built a prototype application for regulatory reporting of mortgage transactions with the help of the FCA and two major banks.
Surveys of asset managers find disparate levels of readiness for new regulations among the buy side.
Six entities have been officially approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as APAs under MiFID II.
Trade reporting and publication mechanisms are a key part of the new MiFID II legislation. So why are alarming numbers of firms yet to choose their providers? With a last-gasp sprint on the cards in a crowded field of participants, Jamie Hyman…
The implications of Brexit can wait; Mifid II is a much more prescient concern for sell-side institutions, not just in Europe.
Regulators may be about to call the industry's bluff on Mifid II time pressures
UK regulator puts scandal-hit benchmark on notice as industry examines alternative rates
IBM makes headway with blockchain and encryption services; the FCA's Stephen Hanks says firms need to make decisions about their ARMs and APA providers soon.
UK watchdog accepts “scale of the challenge” but urges firms to “crack on” with putting data reporting apparatus in place
Bloomberg gets FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II
Asset managers are facing a stark choice between technology investment or obsolescence.
NDF trading platform will add new products and services by year-end, and is regulated by both the CFTC and FCA.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 77: A Look at Mifid II Developments & the Use Cases for Behavioral Analytics
This week, Anthony and James take a look at recent developments pertaining to Mifid II and then they talk about how firms are increasingly turning to behavioral analytics platforms to better examine trading decisions.
Amendments to rules on best execution and investment research confirmed by regulator for UK firms ahead of January 2018 implementation date.
John considers the momentum around the Regtech movement and if it can last for some of the smaller firms in the space.
Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
Markets watchdog releases blistering criticisms of client charges and proposes all-in fee
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
FCA speaker says regulators would punish firms that did nothing ahead of Mifid II, but not the ones that tried but failed.
Innovation and large-in-scale trading are set to be given a boost as the industry seeks ways to combat the dark pool double volume caps under Mifid II.
Integrated solution to provide end-to-end offering for asset managers in research payment and management ahead of rule changes.
Banks are warming to the benefits of cloud computing for market and enterprise data storage and resource-intensive calculation and testing requirements. But, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, there are still challenges that must be overcome before cloud can…
MarketAxess’ Trax unit has received FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II, but is waiting for details of what the tests will involve.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is working to ensure its own readiness for Mifid II data challenges, and acknowledges that many firms will struggle with similar issues.