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Updated News from the FIX Trading Community

The FIX Global Technical Committee are currently working on a number of different Extension Packs (EP) as relates to MiFID II. EP numbers have been pre-assigned for the additional extensions that are in different stages of implementation. Please see the details below:

UPCOMING new Extension Packs with PRE-ASSIGNED EP numbers:
EP235 ESMA RTS 2 and RTS 23 Extensions
EP236 ESMA RTS 28 Extensions
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.]

There will be more updates and documentation to come, including Recommended Guidelines and we invite you to view the FIX & MiFID page here to get the full update across the different initiatives.

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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.  

A Long and Detailed Checklist – Best Execution article

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