Regulation will change markets, but slower than expected

But market participants say they are in the early stages of a transformation that could accelerate in the coming years

Tied up hand
Real restraint: the rate of change required by new rules is faster than what players can manage

Despite the raft of regulatory initiatives continuing to hit over-the-counter markets, the lack of incentives to push clients towards new avenues of execution have slowed the pace of adoption, with a large proportion of flows remaining firmly in the domain of a handful of dealers, according to panellists at the 41st annual FIA conference in Boca Raton.

While the landscape, market structure and rules have changed, the majority of electronic trading is still carried out via request-for-quote (RFQ)

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a FX Week account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: