From misleading risk indicators to unfair, unbalanced requirements, the head of the Association of Investment Companies talks to Jamie Hyman about the problems with rules around Key Information Documents, and why they are nearly impossible to solve.
On December 20, Europe’s financial regulator announced a six-month grace period for full LEI implementation, a last-minute about-face that is either a welcome reprieve or an added burden, depending on how prepared market participants were for Mifid II’s …
Recent appointments at the US Securities and Exchange Commission have led some firms to believe regulators and policymakers will finally start to address what they believe to be opaque pricing structures for market data at exchanges. Joanne Faulkner…
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
Fintech firm to complete integration of Alpha Exchange and expand into Europe and Asia, with eye on potential further acquisitions.
Glitches and halts mark first few weeks of transparency requirements at systems operated by regulators.
John reflects on how Mifid II has dominated the news in recent months and asks if the industry is really ready for such a sea change at a time when new regulation is now just part of doing business.
Report says credit rating agencies are not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.
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.
The French regulator’s ICY platform debuted along with Mifid II on January 3, and by January 8, it had processed 3 million trade and transaction reports from over 50 firms in France.
Reporting platform began rejecting trade reports due to mismatched identifiers, banks say.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 103: Mifid II is Now Law; How to Apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards
Anthony and James take a look back on the week that was in Mifid II and give insights on how best to apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards.
Market participants say much remains to be done as Europe debuts new rules.
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.
Fraught times at the Christmas table as tech specialists rush to implement last-minute changes.
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…
Finra says Citi's inaccurate ratings led to numerous porblems for portfolio manager clients and retail investors.
The UK-based fund manager selected the OTCFin-Morningstar joint service following a "rigorous" selection process and proof-of-concept, officials say.
Regulation may have dominated the headlines this year but advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence were also high on the agenda.
If you’ve left your Christmas shopping until the last minute, you’re not alone: Many financial market participants have also fallen behind with their plans for the holidays—and specifically for New Year, after which the second iteration of Europe’s…
WatersTechnology extensively covered all the key Mifid II developments over the past 12 months.
Nasdaq Nordic now holds APA and ARM licenses for reporting trades on behalf of European investment firms.