Increasingly sophisticated schemes are targeting firms and individuals, watchdogs say.
The bloc’s primary financial regulators say immediate work is needed to protect systems.
Smartstream RDU, which had previously announced it would take a utility approach to centralizing and sharing SI data, announces an SI Registry in collaboration with six APAs.
Identifying what constitutes true trading activity and addressable liquidity is key to analyzing the success of market reform, experts say.
After some questioned ESMA's resolve, the regulator is stepping up its enforcement efforts. Max reviews how ESMA wants market participants to know that its bite can be worse than its bark.
Data consumers have long-bemoaned the fees charged by rating agencies, citing prices and a lack of transparency around how fees are set as key concerns. With no response from the agencies to user groups, Esma is now weighing in on the subject. Pauline…
Approved Publication Arrangements—a critical component in the new Mifid II European markets regulation—may be falling short of their requirements under the new transparency rules, and have drawn Esma’s attention. By Samuel Wilkes, with additional…
Esma has released the first figures to support Mifid II’s caps on the percentage of equities trading that can be transacted on dark pools. However, critics warn that although the delay has given Esma more time to validate data and clean up queries, the…
Irisium Surveillance will help the bitcoin exchange to better monitor for volume manipulation, wash-trading and fake liquidity.
European regulator sends a message to the market that Mifid II will be enforced with this data release, experts say.
Mario Draghi says European authorities must have direct supervision of non-EU CCPs
January 3 went smoothly for many, but the launch of Europe's far-reaching reform package wasn't without problems.
UK regulator appoints Nausicaa Delfas executive director of international, while Esma replaces two outgoing board members.
Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.
Jamie Hyman talks with an LEI issuer, advocate and end-user about how Esma’s LEI grace period will impact operations during the first half of 2018.
Glitches and halts mark first few weeks of transparency requirements at systems operated by regulators.
Report says credit rating agencies are not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
Just over a week into Europe’s new financial regulatory regime, Joanne Faulkner assess the key challenges that still lie ahead as market participants and regulators alike grapple with the data and reporting requirements of Mifid II.
Delays to a key aspect of Mifid II have triggered tensions between market participants and regulators.
European regulator takes step toward forcing clearinghouses to disclose exactly how they calculate risk and collateral requirements for trades.
Reporting platform began rejecting trade reports due to mismatched identifiers, banks say.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
Updated trading rules to have significant impact across all asset classes.