As Mifid II's deadline approaches, US firms affected by the rules are still waiting for regulators to resolve crucial conflicts between European and American laws, and are likely to be making adjustments well after the deadline has passed, reports…
The pick of Waters' coverage stretching from bitcoin becoming an asset class to exchanges launching futures.
Trading in the world’s first bitcoin futures began on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) last night, triggering market circuit breakers twice as investors piled on, causing the spot price of bitcoin to jump by more than $2,000 amid lingering concerns about the…
Bowen fills a newly created seat on the exchange operator's board of directors.
Market participants express concern over potential risks these contracts could pose to clearinghouses, as exchanges self-certify contracts for trading.
Chairman criticizes European Commission proposals for clearinghouse oversight.
Regulatory agencies are starting to take the lead in working with financial technology firms, panelists said.
Increasingly advanced watchdogs have "upped the ante" for trading firms, compliance chiefs say.
Differing sides of the financial technology regulation debate each make sense, which is why choosing a side is difficult.
Data quality for over-the-counter commodity swaps reported to swap data repositories, as mandated by the Dodd–Frank Act, has worsened since reporting began more than four years ago, with some blaming the CFTC, while others blame resistance by the SDRs to…
Bryan Harkins joins to discuss how the CBOE-Bats integration is going and plans for the exchange operator going forward. Anthony and James talk about the SEC hack and Esma's potential new powers.
Examiners' skills and policy crafting may need to change to meet demands of emerging technologies.
Banks and industry associations warn of havoc if current timeline is implemented
CFTC vacates European clearinghouse registration at CME's request
The CFTC has begun staffing up, after a long period of thinning leadership.
After serving as acting chairman since January, J. Christopher Giancarlo is now confirmed as chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Regulators may be about to call the industry's bluff on Mifid II time pressures
Digital currencies are going through birth pains as an asset class, but some believe they can become the next commodity of choice for traders
US regulator makes strongest move yet toward overseeing finance’s Wild West
Long-awaited ruling shows digital currencies are pushing for institutional-grade market structure
US regulator will reform reporting rules in three phases, beginning this year
US regulator grants full approval for bitcoin options venue, which will offer institutional-grade infrastructure for digital currencies.
NDF trading platform will add new products and services by year-end, and is regulated by both the CFTC and FCA.