Sapient Global Markets
has extended its CMRS platform with the aim of enabling firms to comply with
the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) reporting requirements.
The CMRS platform is
built to identify the reportable trades before transforming the trade ...
The final technical standards (TS) for the
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) were published at the end
of September, but what does this major piece of European regulatory reform mean
for the FX industry?
Alongside the 552 page MiFID ...
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has
published new cyber security guidance for hedge fund firms and other asset
managers, setting out a number of steps that these firms should take in
building up their cyber security defences.
The AIMA ...
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its final
technical standards (TS) on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive
(MiFID II), the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and the Central Securities
Depositaries Regulation (CSDR).
final technical standards implementing ...
The foreign exchange industry has made
“welcome progress” in implementing reforms to the benchmark fixing process,
however the Financial Stability Board in its latest report on the matter says
this progress has been “mixed” in some cases and that there ...
The Commodity Futures
Trading Commission (CFTC) has settled charges against Bitcoin trading platform
TeraExchange for failing to prevent "wash" and prearranged trading on
Tera, which is
provisionally registered as a Swap Execution Facility (SEF), is under the CFTC's
Following its meeting held in London last
week, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has issued an update to its ongoing
plan to reform financial markets.
On liquidity issues, something that
dominated discussions at Forex Network Chicago last week, the FSB ...
CFTC Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo has
called for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to revisit the Made
Available to Trade (MAT) and swaps trading rules in a speech delivered at Forex
Discussing the “platform-controlled process” of MAT, Giancarlo
The US Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has decided to classify Bitcoin and other
virtual currencies as commodities that are therefore subject to regulations
under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA).
Last week the CFTC
took its first action against an ...
It will be
“impossible” for the industry to be ready for the new margin requirements for
non-cleared OTC derivatives if the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
sticks to its projected timetable for providing rules on this subject,
according to International ...