Monthly Archives:
January 2013

Blog, HFT

Tomorrow the Bundestag Finance Committee reviews Germany’s proposed regulation on high-frequency trading (HFT)

Tomorrow the Bundestag Finance Committee in Germany will have a hearing on Germany’s proposed regulation on high-frequency trading (HFT). The stated goal of the regulation is maintaining the efficient functioning and integrity of financial markets in the face of technological … More


Blog, EMIR

EMIR delayed by one month

The Council of the European Union and European Parliament now have until 19 February to examine the rules that support the European market infrastructure regulation (EMIR). The technical standards submitted in September 2012and adopted by the European Commission on 19 … More


Blog

What will happen to Paris based Euronext?

NYSE Euronext ( NYX ) and IntercontinentalExchange Inc. ( ICE ) plan to spin off or sell four European stock exchanges as part of their agreed merger. Although Deutsche Boerse made multiple efforts to buy Paris based Euronext before 2007 … More