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Anyone for MiFID III?

By Steve Grob, Director of Group Strategy, Fidessa I was chatting with the Reg folks here at Fidessa Towers yesterday and the spectre of MiFID III came up. Before you all jump off the window ledge, there is no official notion of this yet, but when will the regulators feel that their work really is…

Data Management Summit London – Keynotes, Presentations, Panel Sessions, Round Tables and Champagne

Regulation topped the agenda at last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit, although it was followed closely by issues including the transformation of data to information, data lineage, utilities, Know Your Customer ( KYC) and client onboarding, data quality, operations models, data stewardship and more! Keynotes and Presentations Introduced by Andrew Delaney, chief content officer…

Establishing One True Data Voice: Extracting Long Term Benefits from MiFID II Compliance

By Boyke Baboelal, Director of Data Services at Asset Control The delay to the implementation of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) – now pushed back to January 2018 – gives institutions a chance to take a different approach. While many of the issues regarding MiFID II are still up in the air,…

A-Team Survey Reports Potential Impact of Brexit on our Trading Community

To gauge opinion on the UK’s exit from the European Union, A-Team Group, producers of Intelligent Trading Technology, recently conducted a survey among capital markets participants. The survey uncovered serious concerns about the impact Brexit could have on the UK financial data and technology industry, with 85% of respondents expecting the impact to be negative…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: It’s a MAD MAD / MAR MAR World

Here in Canary Wharf, at least, all of the ongoing fuss about Brexit distracted us from a key regulatory milestone: the introduction on July 4 for the EU’s Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), the real-life incarnation of its earlier foray into financial crime: the Market Abuse Directive (MAD). We could all be forgiven for worrying about…

Intelligent Trading Summit Considers Challenges and Opportunities of Incoming Regulation

Regulation of trading operations will ramp up with the introduction of Regulation Automated Trading (Reg AT) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), adding to the cost burden, but also providing potential for new trading opportunities. The challenges and opportunities presented by incoming regulation and the technology response for 2016 will be explored…

Itiviti Develops Regulatory Compliance Platform for MAR and MiFID II

Itiviti is developing a regulatory compliance solution that will be delivered as a managed service, focus first on Europe’s Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), and then on Markets in Financial Instruments II (MiFID II). The solution is based on Itiviti’s Tbricks high performance trading platform and the OneTick ticker plant provided by Itiviti partner One Market…

Sell-Side Tech – With Principles

Banks are building client awareness into their systems to achieve long-term goals and avoid disintermediation Intensified regulatory activity has heightened oversight of trading technology, particularly within the sell-side community. This development has had significant impact on the skills and structures needed in technology teams. “Technology can give firms a competitive advantage but can do so…

A-Team Webinar Discusses Practical Considerations of MiFID II Compliance

The lack of final rules for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is holding back implementation, but is only one of many problems faced by firms within the scope of the regulation. Other challenges include the regulation’s requirements in relation to non-equity instruments, particularly bonds, algo and high frequency trading, best execution, transparency,…

CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Takes Tough Stance on Automated Trading Regulation

The Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) reconvened this week after a 20 month intermission. On the agenda were regulation of automated trading, swap data standardisation and harmonisation, and the potential of blockchain technology. Timothy Massad, chairman of the TAC, opened discussion on the Commission’s proposed rule to address…