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Regulation Matters (Fidessa) wrote a new blog post titled Algo identifiers galore

By Christian VoigtWith the German algo ID mandatory from 1st April, I was prompted to scan the latest MiFID II texts in this regard. Member states must require exchanges to be able to identify the different algorithms used for generating orders (Art. 51.6) which, on a high level, sounds just like the German HFT Act. To make things even more complex, MiFIR requires investment firms to identify in their transaction reports the “computer algorithms [.…] responsible for the investment decision” (Art. 23.3). So this includes not just the exchange members we...
(13 days ago,(2014/04/07))

Regulation Matters (Fidessa) wrote a new blog post titled Smoke-free markets

  This article was originally published at the Fidessa Regulation Matters blog, and is reproduced here with permission.   By Christian Voigt In recent months regulators have increased their focus on detecting and reporting possible incidents of market abuse. In Europe trading firms are expected to check for potential offences and report their suspicions to the regulator. As part of the MAD Review, the current list of indicators for market abuse will be promoted from a Level 3 document to the new Level 1 regulation text, cementing the shift in focus. Additionally,...
(130 days ago,(2013/12/11))

Regulation Matters (Fidessa) wrote a new blog post titled Hitting the bullseye

  This article was originally published at the Fidessa Regulation Matters blog, and is reproduced here with permission.   By Christian Voigt According to recent press articles, the MiFID II trilogue has agreed on capping dark trading at an arbitrary 4% per venue and 8% overall market share. At the heart of the discussion around dark trading lies the role of transparency in the wider market. While one side claims that transparency is the only thing that can keep fragmented markets efficient, the other side worries about the undue restriction of legitimate and...
(139 days ago,(2013/12/02))

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There's no escaping the waves of regulation affecting every aspect of the financial marketplace. At Fidessa, we're constantly reviewing relevant materials and pulling together key facts, news and industry comment to keep up to date. Through this site, we're making that analysis available to you too. We're adding a bit of our own colour as well, in order to present regulation that matters in a more digestible way, helping you to identify what you have to plan for and what opportunities lie ahead. Scroll along the timeline below to see key regulatory milestones and click through to relevant documents and web sites. 

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Regulation Matters (Fidessa) 284 days ago,(2013/07/10)