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The hidden challenges of Mifid II in the FX market

The implementation of Mifid II might be several years away, but market participants face challenges in properly implementing the regulation while also realising the benefits of liquidity, transparency and flexibility, warns law firm Jones Day...

Trading | 01 Jul 2013
Joel Clark at FX Week

Chasing missed deadlines

As missed deadlines recede further into regulatory history, the FX industry faces new challenges and has fresh battles to fight

Regulation | 24 Jun 2013

Cometh the hour, cometh the Sef

Imminent rules are expected from the CFTC on the criteria required of electronic platforms seeking to become swap execution facilities under the Dodd-Frank Act

Regulation | 25 Feb 2013

Avoiding collateral damage

While it is still not clear which way the WGMR will rule on margin for FX swaps and forwards, regulators face the recurring danger of unintended consequences if they go the wrong way

Regulation | 04 Feb 2013
Robert Gray at Dion Global Solutions

Collaboration needed on FX options clearing

Introducing central clearing into the foreign exchange market under new regulations has proven a thorny process, particularly for FX options. The priority for market participants should be to agree on appropriate processes for pricing, valuation...

Currency Derivatives | 21 Jan 2013
Lisa Seim at Strategic Exchanges

Is FX execution changing its colours?

The proliferation of new trading tools and platforms in the foreign exchange market is a welcome development that should enhance the buy-side trading experience, writes Lisa Seim

Regulation | 12 Nov 2012

Angling for the Asian frisbee

Regulation was top of the agenda at the FX Week Asia conference, with serious concerns voiced alongside some signs of positivity, writes Joel Clark

Regulation | 22 Oct 2012

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