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...

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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. http://irpjournal.com/podcast/irp-journal-podcast-4/  

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A Long and Detailed Checklist – Best Execution article

The FIX Trading Community established a number of MiFID Working Groups in May 2015. With just a few months of the year remaining, Tim Healy, Global Marketing and Communications Director, provides an update on FIX’s MiFID II initiative. What have been the areas of focus for the FIX Trading Community? In May 2015, the EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee looked at specific...

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FIX issues guide for MiFID II reporting of bond trades – The Desk article

FIX Trading Community, which sets the messaging standard for trading messages sent between buy-side and sell-side firms, has published the final Recommended Practices for Best Execution Reporting, ahead of MiFID II’s January 3 implementation date. The report provides guidance on how to populate the reports required under MiFID II, addressing the three main reporting requirements: II RTS 27, RTS 28,...

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FIX Standardizes MiFID II Best Execution Reporting – MarketsMedia article

The FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body has released guidelines on best execution reports under new regulations which should simplify aggregation and make the data more useful. MiFID II, the regulations coming into force for financial markets in the European Union in January 2018, introduces new requirements for reporting best execution across asset classes under two standards –...

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Tackling the Hot Topics: FIX Nordic Trading – article by Baymarkets

Tackling the Hot Topics: FIX Nordic Trading Briefing 2017 By Peter Fredriksson – CEO of Baymarkets Technology, Sweden Last month saw the return of the FIX Trading Community’s Nordic Trading Briefing to Sweden, the largest FIX event in the Nordics and now firmly established as a key date on the industry’s calendar. This year’s line-up also attracted record attendance –...

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ISO Technical Management Board (ISO TMB) approves Jim Northey, FIX Global Technical Committee Co-chair representing the Americas, as the next TC 68 Chair- Linked In post

We learned last week that the ISO Technical Management Board (ISO TMB) that has approved Jim Northey, the FIX Global Technical Committee Co-chair representing the Americas, as the next ISO TC68 Chair.  Jim previously served seven years as FIX Americas Regional Committee Co-chair and was the initial Chair of the Global Derivatives Committee. Jim will serve as ISO TC68 Chair Elect in 2018...

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MiFID II ‘Best Ex’ to Spread Globally – MarketsMedia article

The enhanced requirements to evidence best execution under new European Union regulations will spread to the US and Asia as clients will demand more detailed pre-trade and post-trade data. Under MiFID II, the regulations coming into force in the EU at the beginning of next year, an investment firm must take “all sufficient steps” to obtain the best possible result...

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Coming to a city near you soon – Linked In post

The FIX Trading Community is well known for its work in the world’s major financial centres and has been steadily working away in these regions with the aim to harmonise the financial industries globally. Events play a key role in our efforts to bring communities together, and this year has been busier than ever with events throughout the US, Europe,...

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Fixed income trading focus | Beyond MiFID II – Best Execution article

Sassan Danesh, Co-Chair, OTC Products Committee, FIX Trading Community outlines what he sees are the priorities for buyside global heads of trading in a post-MiFID II landscape. With preparation for MiFID II now well and truly underway, this article looks at three trends that will likely pre-occupy buyside trading desks in 2018 once MiFID II implementation is out of the...

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MiFID II: The debate is over, now is the time for action – Bobsguide article

On 29th June, the FIX Trading Community held its summer London regional event kindly hosted by BNP Paribas, bringing together market participants to debate hot topics affecting the industry. And of course, there is nothing more pressing at the moment than the looming MiFID II deadline. The evening started off with an update from some of the FIX MiFID II...

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