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FIX Protocol Enables Pre-Trade Allocation – Global Trading Article

Regulators should recognise the properties of the FIX protocol in their discussions about the merits of introducing pre-trade allocation rules. By Damian Bierman, Global Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Technical Committee, FIX Trading Community, and Head of Asia-Pacific, Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions, FactSet There are already established standards and processes in place for buy-side firms to...

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FIX Releases Cybersecurity Guidelines – Waters Tech article

The FIX Trading Community released new cybersecurity guidelines for FIX-over-TLS (FIXS) standards after concerns were raised over the vulnerability of the Financial Information Exchange (FIX) protocol. FIX—a standard messaging language for most asset classes—set up a subgroup of the Cybersecurity Working Group to develop technical standards for using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. Discussions...

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FIX Trading Community releases guidelines to help firms meet cybersecurity requirements

London, New York, Hong Kong, 24th January 2018: FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced the release of the FIX-over-TLS (FIXS) standard and guidelines to assist users of the FIX Protocol meet certain security requirements. FIXS is part of a larger programme of work that...

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Has the financial services landscape already changed following MiFID II implementation? – bobsguide article

With any and all significant legislation, the industry have voiced their opinions on MiFID II as the deadline came and went. The concerns, challenges and expectations from various industry leaders have been collated below. Yesterday, January 3, marked the seven year wait for the sequel legislation that builds upon the groundwork laid out by the...