September 25 marked exactly 100 days until Europe’s new financial regulatory framework, Mifid II, becomes law. Jamie Hyman gets the lowdown from market participants and observers on whether the industry is ready, what the remaining three months will look…
To handle the massive increases in data volumes expected from Mifid II regulation and the US Consolidated Audit Trail, regulators are examining their own data governance and technology use, report Joanne Faulkner and Kirsten Hyde.
Licensing and user agreements surrounding ANNA's service burea for OTC derivative ISIN numbers have sparked fireworks over recent months as the service goes live ahead of Mifid II. Joanne Faulkner investigates.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) urges market participants to take action now to obtain their LEI code before the Mifid II January 3, 2018 deadline.
National and privately owned stock exchanges across Europe, the heart and mind of the bloc’s financial marketplace, are gearing up for January 3, 2018, when Mifid II finally comes into force.
The influence of regulation and new technology is prompting a hard look at how post-trade processes can be improved, and perhaps even replaced entirely.
The LEI Profiler Service will help users identify missing or incorrect data around LEI codes.
Lingering questions remain over the SEC's handling of its own cybersecurity incident.
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.
MEP Markus Ferber tells Waters that this change “must not mean that the ESAs can do what they want to just because they get more money,” and that the ESG provisions are “a non-starter”.
Reference data and post-trade automation technology provider is meeting with banks in an effort to solve systematic internalizer conundrum.
EDMA warns that inconsistencies in transaction reporting are already forcing fixed-income participants to move outside the EU.
As European firms move to comply with data and reporting requirements under MMF Reform, they can learn from a similar initiative introduced seven years ago in the US
Christoph Boschan on mixing finance with law, Mifid II's flaws, and how Wiener Borse is avoiding a "massive technology trap."
MiFID II’s data disaggregation requirements aim to reduce data costs by forcing marketplaces to unbundle datasets and sell consumers only the specific data they need. But in reality, this seemingly simple and cost-reducing idea could make buying and…
Market codes release shows over a dozen new entities registered in activity ramp-up
Banks and industry associations warn of havoc if current timeline is implemented
Nex Regulatory Reporting has introduced its new reporting solution, based on updated European derivatives rules
“It is a competitive marketplace and, in my experience, professional traders are quite capable of trading at a market price that is fairly independent of a specific dealer’s cost structure.”
UK watchdog accepts “scale of the challenge” but urges firms to “crack on” with putting data reporting apparatus in place
ESMA has published a Q&A intended to address some of the uncertainty surrounding benchmark index usage under the new Benchmark Regulation.
Amendments to rules on best execution and investment research confirmed by regulator for UK firms ahead of January 2018 implementation date.
Regulators turn their attention from one type of benchmark to another, prompting some firms to hive off index businesses, and leaving those that remain-and the acquirers-with significant compliance burdens.
Chris Davis explains why derivatives dealers are wary of new quoting requirements under Mifid II.