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FIX Trading Community announces release of FIX version to meet high performance demands

London, New York, 30th June 2016: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced the release of Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) version 1.0 Draft Standard to support high performance demands in transactions and/or data feeds. Recent improvements in the speed of hardware, software and network connections have...

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Will CSAs Survive MiFID II? – Linked In blog

At the recent FIX Regional Event in Paris earlier this month there was one major question to be answered – could CSAs could be used within an RPA?  With every CSA provider trying to shoehorn current offerings into the RPA framework, firms wanted to know not only whether the regulators deem this admissible but, just...

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FIX Preps for ARMs Reporting – Market Media article

Industry messaging body FIX Trading Community has added support for transmitting MiFID II transaction reports to Approved Reporting Mechanisms to its protocol, announced the group. For the full article, please click here

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FIX Trading Community develops standards for MiFID II transaction and trade reporting

London, New York, 13th June 2016: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced the development of the FIX Protocol for use for transmitting MiFID II Transaction Reports to Approved Reporting Mechanisms (ARMs). Under MiFID II, all investment firms (including certain buy-side institutions) executing transactions in financial...

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FIX – ing issuance – The Desk article

Initial public and debt offerings can be messy affairs, subject to human error and frailty thanks to the largely manual processes. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is currently investigating the equity primary market for conflicts of interest amongst dealers, after analysis showed they may give preference to investor clients. For the full article, please...