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Panelists at TradeTech Europe, organized by WBR, debated the scope of regulatory movements in Europe today, with one representative of the European Commission (EC) stating that the timetable for all discussions around the Markets in Financial Instruments...
The European Council, one of three bodies responsible for approving the exact details of legislation around European Union's review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2), has announced a second about-face on whether a pan-European...
A lack of commitment from European stock exchanges and trading venues to the COBA Project—an independent organization dedicated to the development of a consolidated tape of pan-European market data—led to one of the scheme’s advocates withdrawing...
The COBA Project, an independent organization dedicated to the development of a European consolidated tape of quote and trade data, has suspended operations, citing "insufficient support to pursue implementation as proposed." Co-founders Mark Schaedel...
Features in the upcoming March issue of Inside Reference Data identify continuing conflicts over identifier and tax regulations and standards, describing how these divert attention from data management improvement possibilities
The implementation of market data-related aspects of the European Commission's MiFID 2 review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive in UK firms will be overseen by a new UK-based financial regulatory agency with specific responsibility for...
With the Level 2 measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive now published, managers and third-party providers are analyzing whether they have all the data and technology they need for compliance
At the start of 2012, the Federation of European Securities Exchanges—in association with industry participants and data vendors—published version 1.0 of the Market Model Typology (MMT), a framework for standardizing trade flags across Europe as the...
Kay Swinburne, member of the EU's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, believes minimum resting times for orders will not make it into the final drafting of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II).
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