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AMF consults on changes to its General Regulation ahead of MiFID II

As part of the reform of its markets in financial instruments directive, on 7 April 2016 the European Commission adopted a delegated directive that sets out provisions on the ... Read More

Euronext to offer MiFID II-compliant Trade Publication and Transaction Reporting Services

Euronext announced it will enhance its Trade Publication and Transaction Reporting Servicesto allow investment firms to meet the new regulatory requirements specified under MiFID II. MiFID II comes into ... Read More
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EU Council confirms securities market rules MiFID II delay

On 18 May 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) approved, on behalf of the Council, an agreement with the European Parliament on a one-year delay to new securities market rules. ... Read More

Citi taps Microsoft HoloLens for virtual reality trading

Citi has been playing around with Microsoft’s HoloLens holographic headset, building a virtual workstation that lets traders view data as 3D images. Developed with virtual reality design studio 8ninths, ... Read More

Violation of Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd

The Board of the Cyprus Securities Exchange Commission (‘CySEC’) wishes to inform the public that, at its meeting, decided that the company “Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd” has ... Read More

MiFID II deadline extended to January 2018

  The extension is to take account of the exceptional technical implementation challenges faced by regulators and market participants. The European Commission has proposed granting national competent authorities and ... Read More

Commission extends by one year the application date for the MiFID II package

The Commission has proposed a one year extension to the entry into application of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID II. This is to take account ... Read More

On the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the People’s Bank of China

Heads of governments of Russia and China during their 20th Meeting, held in Beijing on December 17, 2015, welcomed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by Governor of ... Read More
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Saxo opens access to its trading infrastructure with the launch of OpenAPI

Leads industry evolution by facilitating tailored user experiences within trading and investing Saxo Bank, the multi-asset trading and investment specialist, is one of the first financial institutions to give ... Read More

FXPRIMUS announces that now Accepts funding via Bitcoin

One of the world’s leading online forex brokers, FXPRIMUS, has partnered with BitPay to begin accepting funding via bitcoin. Since obtaining its European jurisdictional regulation with CySEC, the global broker ... Read More
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