In this guest commentary, FlexTrade reports that after more than a decade of debate, regulators are poised to finally act on a pilot for maker-or-taker pricing.
According to guest Blogger Christian Voigt, sometimes the best thing to do when regulating a market is not to rush but rather to take a pause and assess the potential impact first.
In this guest blog, Fidessa's Christian Voigt discusses the issues surrounding clock synchronization under the new MiFID II RTS 25 regime.
In a new commentary by Crow & Cushing examines the process for rolling back existing regulations and what to expect in the case of the fiduciary rule.
Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.
FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack: Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?
More change is coming to the equity trading markets of the Great White North.
It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.
Institutional investors welcome the equities market regulator's probe on broker-dealer order routing methodology.
Understanding the likely form of new rules-like Regulation SCI - is essential for traders and investment firms so they can prepare for their inevitable implementation.