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Brief description: Head of Product and Strategy, EMEA Vela Trading Technologies

Joined: February 24th, 2017

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Ollie Cadman wrote a new blog post titled Demystifying DEA

The following blog was originally published by Vela Trading Technologies and is reproduced here with permission   With less than 200 days to go until the implementation of MiFID II, the uncertainty surrounding direct electronic access (DEA) shows little sign of resolution. I recently attended a panel discussion on the topic at the IDX conference in London, at which a number of important issues were raised.   The concept of DEA, whereby a market participant directly accesses a trading venue by using the trading code of a member firm, is simple enough. But there is still confusion...
(32 days ago,(2017/06/26))

Ollie Cadman wrote a new blog post titled MiFID II just got political

The following blog was originally published by Vela Trading Technologies and is reproduced here with permission   In March 2017, Vela hosted an executive roundtable in London on the cross-asset challenges of MiFID II. In the second of three event reports, we discuss how buy-side, sell-side, and market operator attendees were all keenly aware that large political and secular decisions could have a considerable effect on the impact that MiFID II will have upon their businesses. Consequently, investment firms need to consider these dynamics when assessing the impact of MiFID II upon their...
(42 days ago,(2017/06/16))

Ollie Cadman wrote a new blog post titled MiFID II will change the market in six distinct ways

The following blog was originally published by Vela Trading Technologies and is reproduced here with permission   In March, Vela hosted an executive roundtable in London on the cross asset challenges of MiFID II. In the third and final event report, we look at the changes that participants from across the market expect to see in business models, trading patterns, and relationships.   No such thing as free research… Business models will change as a result of MiFID II. Unbundling of research will be huge, with some US$3 billion of payments for research – 75% of the...
(42 days ago,(2017/06/16))