Bringing Cryptocurrency into the Institutional Order Flow – Traders Magazine Online News

With more than 500 cryptocurrency exchanges in the world today and about 1,500 cryptocurrencies, digital assets are truly a global market that has grabbed the attention of everyone from the retail investor to major institutions. But with a market that has literally pulled in millions of individual accounts globally, it has brought in a small percentage of traditional institutional players....

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MiFID II, Crypto and Front-Office Transformation – the Top Issues Defining 2018: FIX Trading Community Podcast

This FIX Trading Community podcast was recorded at the FIX London Regional Event on the June 27, 2018, hosted by Colt Technologies. Guests include Alex Wolcough, the Director for Appsbroker Fintech Ltd and an active member in the FIX Trading Community MiFID Best Execution Working Group, and Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA Market Structure & Strategy, Liquidnet, and recently appointed...

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FIX EMEA Regional Co-Chair Position

FIX Trading Community are pleased to announce that Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA Market Structure and Strategy at Liquidnet will be the new Co-Chair of the EMEA Regional Committee. Rebecca has served as Co-Chair of the FIX Trading Community’s EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee dedicated to addressing real business and regulatory issues impacting multi-asset trading in global markets. She has been a...

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How Best to Measure MiFID’s Success – Best Execution

Never let it be said that the FIX Trading Community fails to debate the full gamut of issues. The 2018 EMEA Trading Conference, in London, was the organisation’s tenth annual event and threw up plenty for discussion, ranging from periodic auctions and broker preferencing, to the appropriateness of gentlemen wearing coloured socks in the City of London. The more serious...

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Markets Media Acquires GlobalTrading, FIXGlobal.com Operator – PRNewswire

Markets Media Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading’s FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading. Content published on GlobalTrading’s FIXGlobal.com platform comes directly from expert market participants, including asset managers, brokerages,...

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Diving Into Cryptocurrencies: Trading Stack, Standardization Beckon Institutions at FIX Briefing – Traders Magazine

From mining to physical trading to futures, speakers at this spring’s FIX Trading Community Americas Briefing made it clear: cryptocurrencies—and the consequences they augur—are top of mind, with planning around them now on tap even at financial services’ most staid and steadfast firms. The briefing, hosted last week by Goldman Sachs in New York, narrowed in on a range of...

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Addressing the Cybersecurity Landscape Through Collaboration – E-forex Article

The FIX Cybersecurity Working Group was established a number of years ago in response to the deteriorating security landscape for financial services institutions. This article outlines the Group’s operating logic, initiatives to date, and anticipates the work the FIX Cybersecurity Working Group will undertake in continuing efforts to counter cybersecurity risks. Background and Landscape Security has long been an essential...

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FIX EMEA Trading Conference 2018: Podcast – TABB Forum

http://tabbforum.com/videos/fix-emea-trading-conference-2018-podcast On March 15, 2018, the FIX Trading Community celebrated its 10th annual EMEA Trading Conference at Old Billingsgate in London. The full-day event was attended by more than 1,000 people and covered the most pressing issues facing the institutional trading community, providing a neutral platform for buy-side, sell-side, exchanges, vendors and regulators to share their ideas on how the...

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FINRA to Change to FIX Execution Time Trade Reporting

Effective Monday, August 20, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will require a change to all FIX trade reporting related to the processing of execution time during Daylight Savings Time (DST) changes. This update affects firms’ transaction reports for all FINRA Multi Product Platform products (MPP), including TRACE, the OTC Trade Reporting Facility (ORF), and The Alternative Display Facility (ADF). Currently,...

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