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MiFID II Transparency Puts Stress on Data Architecture

Buy-side firms are facing huge changes in disclosure and transparency requirements, which could upend their data management architectures, according to this guest commentary from FlexTrade.

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How Exchanges Solve The Leap Second Dilemma

What is This Leap Second?



This evening, clocks around the world are gaining an extra second. A so-called “leap second” will tonight, June 30th, right before 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, or midnight Coordinated Universal Time/Greenwich Mean Time. Why? Precision, in short. “Without such a correction, time reckoned by Earth's rotation drifts away from atomic time because of irregularities in the Earth's rate of rotation,” writes Wikipedia.


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