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The Global Technical Committee are currently working on a number of Extension Packs relating to MiFID II. Upcoming new Extension Packs with Pre-assigned EP numbers are as follows:

EP237 MiFID II and MiFIR Extensions Part 4
EP238 ESMA RTS 2 Segmentation Criteria

PRE-ASSIGNED new values for TradeReportingIndicator(2524):
6 = Trade has been or will be reported [Elaboration: Depending on the regulatory regime the recipient is not responsible for reporting.]
7 = Trade has been or will be reported as a “non-Systematic Internaliser” buyer trade
8 = Trade has been or will be reported by a trading venue as an “off-book” trade
9 = Trade is not reportable [Elaboration: The non-equity instrument is not deemed to have been traded on a trading venue.]

Please see below the details of the latest Extension Packs that have been released.

EP236 – This extension pack addresses the gaps in the FIX Protocol Application Layer related to MiFID II RTS 28 and best execution reporting requirements.

EP235 – This extension pack addresses the gaps to the FIX Protocol Application Layer standard to meet the requirements for ESMA RTS 2 and RTS 23 which specifically addresses the data standards and formats for financial instrument reference data.

EP234 – This extension pack extends the FIX Protocol to support a new attribute to the various allocation repeating components allowing for identification of the leg of a multileg order or trade.

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FIX Industry Panel: Tech Versatility Must Rise with MiFID II, CAT’s Wild Arrival – Traders Magazine article

This winter’s regional FIX Trading Community briefing, hosted by Morgan Stanley in New York, brought out veteran technology experts and raised fresh questions as the industry stares down twin-barreled trade reporting mandates on both sides of the Atlantic—with MiFID II’s imminent January 3, 2018 go-live date, and deepening drama behind a missed November 15milepost for the US Consolidated Audit Trail,...

FIX Trading Community releases Recommended Practices for Commission Unbundling as required by MiFID II

FIX Trading Community releases Recommended Practices for Commission Unbundling as required by MiFID II Providing definitive guidelines to assist firms with unbundling prior to January 2018 London, New York, Hong Kong, 15th November 2017: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today releases Recommended Practices for Commission Unbundling as required by MiFID...

FIX Americas Industry Briefing 2017: In Search of the Flux Capacitor – Traders Magazine article

From the improbable upside-down plane scene in ‘Flight’ to musing over the state of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) in the future of ‘Bladerunner 2049’, this year’s FIX Trading Community event in Boston kicked off with references to the cinematic. But it was the keynote speaker’s analogy borrowed from ‘Back to the Future’—and, specifically, mention of the flux...

Best Execution Reporting – IRP Journal Podcast

Its been 7 years in the making and MIFID 2 finally comes into force this January. One of the guiding principles and an expansion from MIFID 1 is Best Execution . On todays show we’ll talk about Best Execution Reporting with our guest Alex Wolcough a FIX Trading Community Contributor and Director at Appsbroker.