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Legislative initiative: MiFID II - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

Following our discussion of several global accountability regimes and forthcoming culture audits we are turning our attention back to AI. This is a very noisy space with Germany, UK, Japan and the US all mandating new controls in advance of MiFID III update which could raise the algo trading bar even higher.   In this


Last week marked a key turning point for the derivatives industry as it moves towards aggressive implementation deadlines for regulatory reporting on either side of the Atlantic.   After a decade of international regulatory reporting the sector is marshalling resources to meet new CPMI/IOSCO implementation mandates for newly standardized common data elements.   A poll


Sponsored by Accountability is a theme that has been on the industry’s to do list since the Great Financial Crisis. Five years since new senior management regimes started rolling out, global regulators are already raising the bar to include front-office culture audits which apply behavioural science to new culture and conduct measurement. New JWG research


The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II “quick fix” consultation signposts issues for further consultation as the onshored regime evolves post-Brexit. At the same time, the paper alerts industry to further consultations — at least two more from the FCA this year — including one contemplating the consequences of Libor


Newsflash: RegCast 7 – Democratized MiFID III?

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We are pleased to release our 7th RegCast today. Cries for faster, better, and cheaper access to financial services by millions of investors have shaken the markets this year. With advice out of reach for most individuals racing into the markets, they are placing risky bets which are poorly understood. In this episode, Jackson Mueller, Seccurrency,  Sam


We are pleased to release our 6th RegCast today. Rachel Wolcott takes the chair to talk to Dawd Haque, Deutsche Bank, PJ Di Giammarino, JWG and Leo Labeis, Regnosys about the industry’s ground-breaking collaborative effort to get derivatives trade reporting right. The group explains how over a dozen sell and buy-side firms are rolling up


We are pleased to release our 4th RegCast today. In this episode Angus Moir, Bank of England joins us to share UK’s plans for Transforming data collection and to pick up with former UK regulator Gavin Stuart where we left off in RegCast 3. We focus on digital capabilities required for investment firms to share information with their


We are pleased to release our 3rd RegCast today. This episode shines a spotlight on the new. digital capabilities required to track neo brokers, digital influencers (e.g., roaring kitty) and the new on-line herds of citizens that can influence market pricing (e.g., GameStop). Picking up with Sam Tyfield, Rachel Wolcott and Gavin Stuart where we


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will look at potential risks in neo-brokers’ business models after MEPs raised concerns about payment for order flow (PFOF), short selling and market abuse. Tuesday’s ECON session at the European Parliament was dedicated to discussing the GameStop market event and its impact on EU markets. Steven Maijoor, ESMA’s


The latest episode of RegCast is available now! RegCast 2 covers the UK’s fast moving political and regulatory review process, the key questions they are addressing, and what they are likely to mean for regulators, regulated and their customers. The group discusses past choices and explores the implications of digitizing the future regulatory framework including