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To see the latest updates and summary across all the FIX MiFID Subgroups, please click here.

The Global Technical Committee have been working on a number of Extension Packs relating to MiFID II. Please see below the details of the latest Extension Packs that have been released.

EP237 – MiFID II and MiFIR Extensions Part 4. This extension pack, initiated by the FIX EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee and the Global Technical Committee, extends the FIX Protocol to meet the requirements of MIFID II and MiFIR. This extension pack covers a fourth set of critical data requirements identified by the committees and sub-working groups.

EP236 – This extension pack addresses the gaps in the FIX Protocol Application Layer related to MiFID II RTS 28 and best execution reporting requirements.

EP235 – This extension pack addresses the gaps to the FIX Protocol Application Layer standard to meet the requirements for ESMA RTS 2 and RTS 23 which specifically addresses the data standards and formats for financial instrument reference data.

EP234 – This extension pack extends the FIX Protocol to support a new attribute to the various allocation repeating components allowing for identification of the leg of a multileg order or trade.

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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...

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...

The Role Of Associations In Regulation – Global Trading Article

With Christian Krohn, Managing Director, Head of Equities, AFME, and Matthew Coupe, Director Market Structure, Barclays and FIX Trading Community EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee Co-chair. For the full article, please click here.

FIX Trading Community announces enhancements to the FIX Protocol to support MiFID II legislation on time stamps

London 2nd December 2015: – FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced that the FIX Protocol will now support higher time stamp resolution to enable market participants to be MiFID II compliant. FIX formed the Clock Synchronisation Working Group in June 2015 to look at regulatory technical standard (RTS) on...