Financial markets overhaul

European regulators are reshaping the region’s trading markets with a review of its flagship financial markets directive, Mifid, and a new piece of legislation, Emir

EU begins clampdown on ‘flash boy’ traders


Complex process to adopt rules on HFT gets under way

Banks review clearing house defaults

Banks caught out by rules in wake of errant HanMag algorithm

Time for European derivatives competition

Ensuring competition is imperative to well-functioning markets

Muted start for European derivatives rules

Many banks and fund managers unprepared for squeezed timetable

Watchdogs reach deal on OTC derivatives

US banks trading on the platforms will also be exempt

ICE warns of redirection of investment

Company has ‘flexibility to follow customers where they go’

CME and ICE warn on Europe clearing plan

US exchanges hit out at open access to derivatives trading

European ETF market not yet fit for purpose

Problem is not the product says Mark Hemsley of Bats Chi-X Europe

Derivative-linked Ucits ‘non-complex’

Retail investors free to buy without advice

Mifid show moves to Paris after deal

Interest is now turning to the fine details of the agreement

Europe in securities markets shake-up

Move to curb high-frequency trading

Commodity exchanges miffed by Mifid

Worries heighten over EU position rules

Traders struggle with reporting deadline

Asia regulators attack clearing standards

Watchdogs say new rules will hamper liquidity in Asia

Europe deal will cap ‘dark pools’ trading

Move threatens to deal a blow to the City of London

Exchanges body seeks regulation consensus

New head of Fese says market players need to unite

Europe learns from CFTC on trade reporting

Race on to comply with mandatory reporting rule by mid-February

Derivative dealers face race against time

European Commission rejects request to delay reporting

Singapore set for OTC trade reporting

Regulatory requirement to make derivatives trade more transparent

Europe reaches high-speed trading deal

New regulation forms part of broader Mifid securities laws