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EC launches wide ranging review of MiFID II/MiFIR and investment firms

The European Commission (EC) has launched a ‘Review of the regulatory framework for investment firms and market operators’ to capture any perceived changes needed...

Reviews of MiFID II transparency raise concerns

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) launched consultations on 3 February 2020 for the regime for non-equity instrument systematic internalisers (SIs), venues that...

Latest ESMA data shows 439 liquid bonds

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has made available new data for bonds subject to the pre- and post-trade requirements of the Markets...

Swinburne: Traders should beware of radical change in Europe

Brexit will mean that politics will take precedent over principal, when setting policy in Europe, warned Kay Swinburne MEP, speaking at the Fixed Income...

ESMA lacks data to test bond market concerns

By Pia Hecher. Regulators have acknowledged that bond market data is so sparse, even post-MiFID II, that they are unable to test execution quality concerns....

Viewpoint : Best execution : Constantinos Antoniades & Rebecca Healey

A global gold standard of best execution – moving beyond MiFID II By Constantinos Antoniades, Head of Fixed Income, and Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA...

The utopia of the consolidated fixed income tape

Lynn Strongin Dodds explains why Europe cannot look to TRACE as a role model. Developing a consolidated tape for fixed income in Europe was never going...

Fixed income’s slow adaptation to payment for research

By Flora McFarlane While MiFID II’s unbundling rules across the board are in full swing, fixed income is still getting used to the accompanying cultural...

Dark trading limits to apply from March after reporting failures

*Update* The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will only apply the double volume cap (DVC) mechanism for trading European equities from March 2018,...