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The capture and release of wild data under MiFID II/MiFIR

By Steve Barnes, VP Technology Wild data is roaming about your organisation. The new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) will demand you round it up, process it and release it as trade and transaction reports. … More

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AQMetrics Adds MiFID II Readiness Enhancements to RegTech Solution

DUBLIN and NEW YORK, January 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading RegTech company, AQMetrics, today announced new enhancements to its end-to-end risk and compliance solution as part of its award-winning cloud-based platform. These enhancements will help both buy-side and sell-side firms better prepare for MiFID … More

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MiFIDII Culture and Conduct – Consistency and Control

By Claire Savage, COO, AQMetrics In light of the recent global financial crisis, and with MiFIDII fast approaching, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) along with other regulators in Europe, has been placing an increasing emphasis on culture and conduct. … More


Farewell Black Swans

Know Your Exposure. Be Prepared. Do you know where your firm’s risk is concentrated? In this blog we examine how can you better make your risk culture understood from the top down and reported accurately from the bottom up. Firstly, … More

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FIX releases first guidelines for electronic trading in bond markets

Yesterday, FIX Protocol Ltd, announced the first guidelines and best practices for electronic trading in bond markets, as new platforms open in response to changing regulations that will lead to greater automation of bond trading. The FIX guidelines detail how … More

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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