Some Asia-Pac clearing mandates are already in place, and others are on the way.
Audit trails built into MiFID II are expected to boost electronic trading and liquidity.
The CFTC and European Commission strike deal establishing transatlantic CCPs.
Only 10% of firms said they were “very ready” for MiFID II in a recent survey by consultancy and technology provider Sapient Global Markets as…
The need for collateral has increased, but locations where market participants can marshal collateral have not increased at the same pace.
The SEC is pressing ahead with its objective of a full rear-view mirror on U.S. trading.
Already-challenged market liquidity faces an additional regulatory threat.
In FX trading, regulated platforms are “the new way of doing business.”
Rulemakers are seeking to eliminate ‘pockets of opacity’ in currency markets.
The incoming MiFID II regulations, covering financial markets in Europe, are likely to be delayed by a year to 2018 but this should not slow…
The European Association of CCP Clearing Houses has asked the European Commission to consider allowing highly creditworthy buy-side firms to act as potential investment counterparties…
SEC’s Market Structure Advisory Committee Pushes Stop-order reform
The possibility that European Union rules may harm fixed income liquidity was highlighted in responses to the EU Commission as it reviews the regulatory framework…
The SEC’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee will weigh in on Tuesday.
Many market participants are considering using equities as collateral for initial margin payments as new regulations come into effect in September. The initial margining (IM)…
The practice of last look in the foreign exchange market needs more transparency and will continue to be one of the most discussed issues this year according to Chris Matsko, head of FX trading services at Portware, a multi-asset execution management system.
A shortened settlement cycle likely to limit blockchain adoption in the back office.
Some fund managers are wary of how tightly the regulatory ship will be run.
A better way is coming to a historically manual, high-touch area of the institutional money market.
Fund managers will still need separate regulatory approval for distribution in each EU member state.