IFLR: Mifid II reviews in 2023, part one

IFLR: Mifid II reviews in 2023, part one Thomas Helm, senior journalist at IFLR, looks out at the key themes for the year ahead in regard to the on-going Mifid reviews. The extent of the divergence between the UK and the EU is set to remain the overarching theme of the regulation into 2023. Matthew Coupe, director of market structure...

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ESG

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is an increasingly important aspect of financial markets, but challenges remain, particularly in light of the continued lack of coherent regulatory guidelines and the absence of accurate and consistent data. Please see articles featuring FIX on this topic here. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. Best Execution: Sustainable investment hindered by traditional approaches...

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Market outages

Ever increasingly complexity and volumes in the market mean that operational resiliency is front of mind for market participants. Here you can find a number of articles on market outages featuring insight from FIX. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. Financial News: UK watchdog says LME ‘needs to learn lessons’ after nickel chaos leads exchange to wipe $4bn in...

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Trading & market structure

Articles featuring thoughts from members of the FIX Trading Community on trends in trading and market structure, including the rise of bots, the electronification of the fixed income market and the need for better efficiency in equity markets. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. The TRADE: Rise of the bots – not there yet, but on the way Bobsguide:...

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The EMEA Trading Conference

Media coverage of our trading conferences in EMEA where topics include crypto, retail trading, and consolidated tape were debated among panellists. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles.   Traders Magazine: FIX EMEA Themes: Consolidated Tape, Crypto, Retail Markets Media: FIX EMEA Themes: Consolidated Tape, Crypto, Retail Finextra: What a day! Fix Emea 2022 in London

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European regulation

Here you can find articles with contributions from FIX Trading Community members on the subject of European regulation, including on Mifid II, Mifir, and the EU Taxonomy. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles. IFLR: Data collection and bonds among EU taxonomy’s biggest issues Risk.net: Germany fights for neobrokers’ PFOF rights IFLR: Mifid II boosts electronic trading shift IFLR: Mifid...

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European Consolidated Tape

As the industry and regulators look to address fragmentation in the market, a European consolidated tape remains a key topic for market participants. See here for articles with contribution from members of the FIX Trading Community. Click “Continue reading…” to read the articles.   The Desk: Data: A Blank Tape Markets Media: Data: A Blank Tape The TRADE: Equities consolidated...

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IFLR: Derivatives consolidated tape might help with FRTB

IFLR: Derivatives consolidated tape might help with FRTB Thomas Helm, senior journalist at IFLR, explores the ongoing debate on the potential implementation of a derivatives consolidated tape. While there is currently limited support in the industry for this measure, it may help banks with the internal models approach (IMA) under Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). Alex Wolcough, founder...

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Best execution post-RTS 27: Building consensus in the industry

REGULATION December 23, 2021 12:03 PM GMT The removal of RTS 27 execution reports does not negate the importance of best execution, and with the expected regulatory divergence between the UK and EU markets, greater collaboration among market participants to agree on standards is of paramount importance. By Charlotte Decuyper With greater divergence between EU and UK regulators post-Brexit, standards that are...

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The Industry Asks… Quickfire Questions On FIX Latest Standard

With Emma Quinn, Global Co-Head of Equity Trading, AllianceBernstein, and Hanno Klein, FIX Technical Director As part of series of articles by members of the FIX Trading Community, AllianceBernstein’s Global Co-Head of Equity Trading, (and Chair of the FIX Trading Community’s Board of Directors), Emma Quinn, quizzes FIX Technical Director, Hanno Klein, on just what the end of FIX versioning...

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Fixed income: Bond trade efficiency potentially stalled by regulators

Posted by: Best Execution, November 10, 2021 Regulators could stymie the only consensus model for firm pricing in fixed income, a market short of transparency. Dan Barnes reports. Regulators may throw a spanner in the works of bond trading automation, by including desktop trading tools within the definition of regulated trading venue. A ruling by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...

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Why Being a FIX Trading Community Member Matters

Why Being a FIX Trading Community Member Matters — And Why You Should Contribute By Rich Evans, Global Co-chair of FIX Trading Community, and Lee Saba, Global Co-chair of FIX Trading Community and Head of Market Structure, Rialto Markets In an era of focus on good governance, every firm’s contribution to the FIX community matters more than ever. FIX has...

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