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European Parliament Adopts CSD Reg

The European Parliament has agreed a range of rules designed to govern the operation of central securities depositories (CSDs) and settlement cycles in...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Clearing & Settlement | 17 Apr 2014


EU Introduces First Rule on HFT

The European Parliament and the European Council last night reached agreement on updated rules for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II), introducing the EU’s first rules on algorithmic trading.

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Compliance | 16 Apr 2014


IMA Adviser Explains Solvency II Challenges for Asset Managers

Susan Wright of the UK's Investment Management Association explains what the European Parliament's adoption of Omnibus II means for the implementation of Solvency II

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 10 Apr 2014 | video


CSD Regulation Gains Provisional Trilogue Agreement

The long-mooted EU regulation governing the operation of central securities depositories (CSDs), known in industry shorthand as CSD Reg, gained provisional agreement in trilogue yesterday.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 19 Dec 2013


Latest European Council Document Reverses Stance on Consolidated Tape

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...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 10 Apr 2013


MEP Says No to Minimum Resting Times

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).

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 16 Nov 2012

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European Parliament Affirms Mifid II Proposals To Curb HFT, Create OTFs

The European Parliament today rubber stamped regulatory proposals set out by the European Commission in its Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid) and Regulation (Mifir).

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 26 Oct 2012


HFT: The End of the World As We Know It?

Yesterday, European lawmakers voted in favor of introducing stricter controls around the controversial practice of high-frequency trading, proposing a regulation that would require all posted orders to be kept in the market for a minimum period of half-a-second...

Sell-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 27 Sep 2012

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EMIR Approved by European Parliament

The trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives will be subject to European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation.

Buy-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 30 Mar 2012

Data Adequacy Concerns Remain Within Regulatory Overhaul

LONDON - There are growing concerns that firms do not have the data necessary to comply with new regulatory requirements expected to come out in Europe, according to speakers at the Capital Markets Chamber debate in London in April. Since the European...

Inside Reference Data | News | Compliance | 01 May 2010

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