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FCA consultation on MiFID II

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have issued a consultation paper on MiFID II, which can be found here. The consultation is the first in a series, and mainly covers topics related to secondary trading, such as the operation of venues (RM, MTF, OTF) as well as Systematic Internalisers (SI). It also touches upon  related topics such as transparency and reporting, as well as aspects of algorithmic and high frequency trading.

Later consultations will focus on other topics, once the requirements firm up. The consultation closes on 8th March 2016

About avivhandler

Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy focused on the regulation of the commodity, energy and financial markets. He has more than 23 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodity markets, covering regulatory compliance, credit, risk and financial technology. Prior to founding ETR, he was Partner at SunGard Global Services, where he built a Centre of Excellence in European Energy and Commodity Regulation. Before that, he founded Coherence, a consulting firm specializing in credit risk in commodity and energy trading as well as software product management. The credit practice ultimately became part of Sirius Solutions, where he was the Managing Director of Europe. He has also held management roles at KWI and Iris Financial, among other organizations. Mr. Handler holds a degree in computer science from Imperial College, University of London.


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