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FIX ‘Adopts’ MMT Post-Trade Data Standards

Standards body FIX Trading Community-the organization formerly known as FIX Protocol Ltd, which governs the development of the FIX Protocol-has adopted the Market Model Typology post-trade reporting initiative as a FIX standard, adding support for MMT...

Inside Market Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 03 Feb 2014


Keep Calm and Route Order Flow

Talk about snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Our American readers will, of course, only be concerned with one sporting result this weekend: Seattle’s thrashing of Denver in New Jersey last night. For those of us on this side of the Atlantic,...

Sell-Side Technology | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 03 Feb 2014


EU OKs MiFID 2; ESMA Wades into Details

After more than three years of negotiations, the European Union last week struck a long-awaited agreement on its review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive that mandates trading venues to make pre- and post- trade data available on a “reasonable...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 17 Jan 2014

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Three Years On, Europe Agrees Mifid II

A raft of new laws regarding the operation of securities markets in Europe is a step closer to becoming a reality, after European authorities clinched a deal regarding the review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid), known as Mifid...

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 15 Jan 2014


Esma Updates Derivatives Reporting Guidance

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has clarified its position on the reporting of derivatives, updating an online Q&A with the scope of requirements, as well as the counterparties that it expects to report transactions.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 20 Dec 2013


ESMA Seeks Data Expert Advisors

European regulator the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is recruiting market data reporting experts to advise on potential complications stemming from the overlap of recent EU financial regulation.

Inside Market Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 13 Dec 2013

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ICE and CME Receive Trade Repository Approvals

Intercontinental Exchange Group and the CME Group have both received regulatory approval to operate a Trade Repository (TR) for the reporting of swaps and futures trade data under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Sell-Side Technology | News | Compliance | 29 Nov 2013


Bafin 'Mindful' of EMIR Reporting Challenges

A representative of the German regulator said it is aware of the challenges firms face to comply with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, which were highlighted by speakers from the buy- and sell-side at the Frankfurt Financial Information...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 24 Oct 2013

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ESMA Preps Technical Standards for OTC Clearing

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released a discussion paper, as a first step in producing detailed technical standards for the central clearing of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives instruments.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Regulation & Standards | 12 Jul 2013


New Company Seeks ESMA Approval For Trade Repository

A new company set up by CapitalTrack, Capital Market Daily Portal and Fincore believes its trade repository will be attractive to market participants because it is not affiliated to a clearing house

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 26 Jun 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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