This proposition has been heavily criticized for going too far. The ability to trade non-displayed liquidity is important when aiming to reduce implicit execution costs. Furthermore, there is still no clarity on how the DVCs will work in practice. This paper shows examples of, and focus on the Negotiated Trade Waiver, a model of trade reporting commonly used in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the UK and some continental exchanges. Faced with the reality of the Double Volume Caps, market participants must choose a path forward. While the effects of the DVCs are not yet known, it is clear that investment firms now have several theoretical and practical options.
This paper aims to analyze and explain each of these options.
Risk & Compliance The deadline for MIFID II compliance is less than six months away. Though the regulation is largely understood, firms anecdotally report that they expect to be ready with significant workarounds that will likely need to be revisited in the future to improve and streamline operations. More interestingly, firms are finding that the regulators’ intentions are […] August 15, 2017
Risk & Compliance Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) require huge volumes of data to be sourced and managed. This webinar, organized by Intelligent Trading Technology in July 2017, discusses what sort of data analytics you need to implement to be able to process and analyse MiFID […] August 2, 2017
Risk & Compliance In this video series, Jim Northey, Senior Vice President Strategy and Research at Itiviti, tackles the implications of MiFID II for firms in terms of order routing, time synchronization and Best Execution. In the second segment, he also explores the impact that MiFID II and the Consolidated Audit Trail are likely to have in the […] July 25, 2017
Risk & Compliance Jim Northey explores the implications of MiFID II and the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) for US firms, and provides general advice on how to work towards MiFID II compliance in the run-up to the January 3rd, 2018 deadline. July 18, 2017
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