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Annette Nazareth and Jeffrey T. Dinwoodie

The Marketplace Awaits Regulation SCI

Davis Polk's Annette Nazareth and Jeffrey Dinwoodie review Reg SCI, its implications, costs and how the rulemaking may be an interesting window into the SEC's future steps in market structure.

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In light of the recent job cut announcements from Liquidnet and KCG, are there more layoffs to come to the brokerage space?



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Traders Magazine is the industry’s leading source of information for the Institutional Trading Community on the buy and sell side since 1967. As the leading provider of news, analysis and opinion in the cash equities trading business, Traders Magazine covers the business of trading, including a heavy emphasis on the buyside, the sellside and the technology and products that they use, as well as the regulations that oversee the process. Traders Magazine not only focuses on electronic trading tools— like algorithms and program trading—but also on the trading venues such as crossing networks and exchanges, and the latest news and analysis on trading, technology and regulation.

Traders Magazine publishes unparalleled coverage of the entire trading process, including equities and options, major trends, financial industry news, executive profiles and the technological developments that keeps Wall Street running.

Read by C-Level Executives, Senior Management, Head Traders, Managing Directors, Partners and Portfolio Managers, Traders Magazine directly reaches the purchasing decision makers.

EDITORIAL OVERVIEW

Traders Magazine’s uncompromising editorial quality has made it the publication of choice for the institutional trading community. As the established leader in our market, we continuously evolve our design and editorial initiatives to provide our audience with the most current industry news available. Here’s a glimpse of what this top-notch coverage includes:

  • Inside Trading News and analysis of the developments that affect trading, focusing on areas such as the market centers, technologies, strategies, firms and the people that make it happen

  • On The Move Promotions and job moves of key industry personnel

  • Rules and Regs The regulations and congressional actions that affect trading

  • Tech Notes Short, to-the-point stories of technology product updates, as well as new products

  • Exchanges Parsing the rules, the routing and the pricing that drive where and how securities trade

  • Viewpoints Industry professionals offer their insights on regulatory, trading and technology issues
  • Vendor Solutions The innovations in technology that are shaping the industry today
  • Options What drives the ever-changing options trading business in technology and at the exchanges

  • Clearing Insights that delve below the surface in clearing

  • Buyside Snapshot Profiles of buyside firms and traders, as well as the issues they face

AUDIENCE PROFILE
Traders Magazine reaches your target clients and prospects and we have the research to prove it.


The average respondent...*

  • Has been subscribing to Traders Magazine for 6 years
  • Spends 47 minutes reading a typical issue
  • Passes their copy onto 3.2 other readers
  • Traders Magazine Readers Are Industry Decision-Makers:

  • 81 % C-Level Executives, Senior Management, Head Traders, Managing Directors, Partners and Portfolio Managers - this exclusive audience is deeply involved in the purchase of technologies and is personally involved in the selection of a broad array of systems and services *

Traders Magazine Readers Have Powerful Purchasing Influence and Authority:**

Product Category...................................................% Purchase Involvement

  • Electronic Trading Systems (ECN, ATS) or Trading Connectivity.........................................................................................66%
  • Algorithmic Trading Systems...................................................51%
  • Block Trading..............................................................................45%
  • OMS/EMS/Smart Order Routing..............................................58%
  • Best Execution Systems/Services..........................................47%
  • High Touch Trading...................................................................34%
  • Direct Market Access (DMA).....................................................47%
  • Crossing Networks /ATS...........................................................44%
  • Pre & Post Trade Communications Systems/Services......45%
  • Market Data Systems /Research.............................................54%
  • Workstations/Telephony...........................................................30%
  • Clearing/Prime Brokerage.......................................................26%

Traders Magazine Readers Take Action

  • 12% set up/accepted an appointment with a sales trader
  • 14% directed order flow to a broker dealer
  • 29% set up/accepted an appointment with a vendor
  • 37% bought or specified the purchase of products or services advertised
  • 50% referred an ad/article to someone else in the company by passing along a tearsheet, photocopy or actual issue
  • 65% discussed an ad/article with someone else in the company
  • 54% visited an advertiser’s Web site

90% of all respondents reported having taken one or more of the above actions during the past year as a result of advertisements and/or articles in Traders Magazine.*

About Clearing Quarterly & Directory

Clearing Quarterly & Directory (CQ&D), published four times a year with Traders Magazine and Securities Industry News and reaching over 87,500* senior-level readers, examines every facet of correspondent and self-clearing. With new enhancements and improvements added each year, this informative publication is the source of choice for trusted information on the correspondent clearing business from Head of the Trading Desk to Compliance to Operations to CEO, COO and CFO as well as clearing firms and service providers.

CQ&D includes in-depth analysis of the salient issues and central themes that are shaping the rapidly changing relationship between clearing firms, correspondents and firms that self clear, including:

  • Self Clearing vs. Correspondent
  • Account Aggregation
  • Cross-border Trading and Settlement
  • Clearing on the Internet
  • Compliance
  • Government Regulations
  • Technology

CQ&D features the industry’s only updated directory of correspondent clearing firms, an invaluable resource for those seeking data on the diverse clearing services currently available in the market.

About SourceMedia

SourceMedia, an Observer Capital company, is a diversified business-to-business digital media company serving senior professionals in the financial, technology, and healthcare sectors. Brands include American Banker, The Bond Buyer, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Planning, On Wall Street, Accounting Today, Health Data Management, and Employee Benefit News. Information about SourceMedia is available at www.sourcemedia.com.

* Harvey Research, 2008-2009

**June 2009 BPA (Total 15,000 Qualified)

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