Tag: MiFID II

MiFID II: The final countdown

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With just weeks to go before the January 3 implementation deadline for the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), affected financial institutions are flat out as they...

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MiFID II time synchronization underpins best execution, best practice and beyond

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Among MiFID II’s extensive new transparency requirements is a new set of technical standards that relate to time-stamping, message-latency, record-keeping and reporting that affects trading systems used by market participants...

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The role of the Systematic Internaliser under MiFID II

Regulation 2

The EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is characterized by a stress on transparency designed to realise the investor protections the regulation aims to enforce so as...

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MiFID II metadata requirement underpins compliance

Regulation 3

Much has been made of the impact of MiFID II on the European financial market structure and the core activities of market participants.

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The role of automated testing in MiFID II compliance

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  Jim Northey gives his top three tips on achieving MiFID II compliance in the final run-up to the January 3rd deadline.

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Understanding and using trading algorithms under MiFID II

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One of the less well understood aspects of the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive MiFID II is its requirement for trading firms to adopt effective testing frameworks for the...

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Addressing MiFID II’s pre- and post-trade transparency rules

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With under three months to go before MiFID II’s implementation date, market practitioners are grappling with the challenges posed by its new transparency provisions.

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What MiFID II Best Execution means for OMS/EMSs

Best execution under MiFID II is a holdover from its predecessor, MiFID I, but with two kickers. First, it’s much broader in scope, applying to all asset classes vs.

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MiFID II: Time for action

Regulation 2

The deadline for MIFID II compliance is less than six months away.

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