Learn, Network, Debate – Bobsguide Article

Post event reviews are a difficult topic to write about, even more so when it is one of your own events. Given that we are predominantly a volunteer and member driven body, there could be a slight danger of sycophancy and back-slapping. Our events are billed correctly as “for the industry, by the industry”. For the full article, please click...

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Driving Execution Venue Analysis To A Global Audience – Global Trading Article

With Brian Lees, Chair, Execution Venue Sub-Group, Global Buy-Side Committee, AVP, Trading Technology Manager, Capital Group and Irina Sonich-Bright, Director, AES Business Development, Credit Suisse, Co Chair of the FIX European Business Practices Subcommittee, Co Chair of FIX MiFID II Transparency Working Group. For the full article, please click here.

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Investment Management Working Group: Handing Over The Reins – Global Trading article

The Investment Management Working Group (IMWG) had been set up to support other streams within the FIX Trading Community and to encourage buy-side involvement at the annual conference. As a group, we identified three main topics: the automation of IPOs, application of FIX for fixed income and execution venue reporting for equities. (See article on page 4, Q1 2014, Issue...

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Data Challenges Force MiFID 2 Delay – Waters Tech article

The European Commission last week extended the deadline for implementing the updated version of its pan-European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, known as MiFID 2, until Jan. 3, 2018, with industry sources blaming the challenges of dealing with the complexities of MiFID 2’s data transparency, storage and reporting requirements as the reason for the delay. For the full article, please...

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A Trader’s Guide To The FIX Protocol – Global Trading Article

The FIX protocol, like many other computer protocols, has always been a domain of techies. They are the ones to set up new FIX connections and ‘certify’ them by complying with FIX rules of engagements of counterparties before the users – traders in the case of FIX connections – start to trade over them after minimal testing. For the full...

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