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11 Dec
2014

The Blockchain as a regulated platform

  • 11th December 2014
  • RegTechFS

By Darragh O’Grady and JWG. In this fourth article in our Blockchain series, we asked RegTechFS contributor, Darragh O’Grady, what benefits blockchain technology could bring to the establishment and maintenance of trading platforms, particularly Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTF) in the context of forthcoming MiFID II implementation planning. According to MiFID, an MTF is a “multilateral Read More

19 Feb
2013

Celtic Tiger Shows its “Clause”

  • 19th February 2013
  • RegTechFS

Last Friday, the Irish EU Presidency published a new draft compromise of MiFID II. The resulting piece of legislation includes several new additions but preserves – without exception – the more onerous existing clauses. The central changes in the new draft are an obligation for investment firms to trade on a regulated platform (with exceptions) Read More