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Developments In The World Of FIX - Global Trading article

June 15, 2017 Comments (0)           

Now that Quarter 1 is ticked off the calendar, of course the countdown continues in earnest to January 2018 and the go-live date for MiFID II compliance. For the full article, please click here.


Simple Binary Becomes A FIX Standard - Global Trading article

June 6, 2017 Comments (0)           

SBE has led to both a technical and an organizational revolution for FIX and is increasingly being adopted throughout the financial industry. For the full story, please click here.


Professional Standards Within The Electronic Trading Industry - Global Trading article

May 30, 2017 Comments (0)           

As the speed and complexity of automation rises, market participants have a duty to ensure that they pursue and maintain best practices. For the full article, please click here.

Fixed-Income Trading Operations Catch Up - Intelligent Trading Technology article

May 5, 2017 Comments (0)           

Fixed-income trading operations may be as much as 15 years behind equities trading operations, but they are catching up quickly, according to executives in the field who spoke at the FIX Trading Community’s Americas Trading Briefing in New York on April 26. For the full article, please click here.



Industry Looks to Formalize FIX Ecosystem - Markets Media article

May 2, 2017 Comments (0)           

The English prose specifications published by the FIX Trading Community for its engine are being translated into mathematically precise language in order to encourage the industry to formalize the rules and algorithms that run increasingly complex financial markets. For the full article, pleae click here.


FIX Orchestra - Best Execution article

May 2, 2017 Comments (0)           

Anyone that has worked with the FIX Protocol will appreciate that, whilst it is a technical protocol, the human interaction in configuration, testing and certification of a FIX connection is absolutely vital. For the full article, please click here.

"There’s a large set of MiFID II requirements coming to the community, so it’s important to understand the FIX standards" Bobsguide article

March 30, 2017 Comments (0)           

Hanno Klein is Senior Vice President at Deutsche Börse Group which also provides the technology for Eurex, its main derivatives exchange. He joined the company in 1997 and worked in various positions and projects of strategic and operational nature in Germany and the USA. From 2001 to 2005, he served as Vice President of Deutsche Borse Systems Inc. in Chicago. bobsguide sat down with Hanno Klein at the FIX Trading conference to discuss the implications around MIFID II, the technical...

ESMA Says Implement MiFID II with Draft Rules, FIX Calls for Clarity - Data Management Review article

March 27, 2017 Comments (0)           

If you missed the FIX EMEA event last week, there is something you need to know – while the final details of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) have not yet been ironed out and the directive’s final rules are not yet published in the Official Journal of the European Journal, there is no getting away from the fact that the rules will be legally binding on January 3, 2018, that regulators will not look lightly on breaches, and that asset managers claiming to...

There has never been a piece of regulation as broad and as far reaching as MiFID II - Bobsguide article

March 20, 2017 Comments (0)           

Matthew Coupe is director of market structure for the European Markets at Barclays, based in London. He advises the markets division on future regulatory change, forms the advocacy position of the markets division on areas of regulatory change, and engages with politicians, trade associations, regulatory bodies and clients to make sure this is articulated effectively. For the full article, please click here.

Multi-Tasking For Successful Implementation - Global Trading article

March 14, 2017 Comments (0)           

FIX Trading Community is taking the initiative as markets prepare for the impact of MiFID II and meet new challenges. For the full article, please click here.