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November 27, 2012
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  • Global regulators will discuss oversight of derivatives market
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission will host global regulators this week to discuss harmonizing the approach to the derivatives market. Regulators in Europe and Asia have criticized the CFTC for its efforts to apply U.S. rules to overseas traders and financial institutions. Reuters (11/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • FIA EPTA's Spanbroek discusses changes in prop trading
    Source: CNBC
    FIA EPTA Secretary-General Mark Spanbroek discussed how new regulations, including those mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, affect proprietary trading. CNBC (11/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

  • FIX pushes consolidated standard for trade reporting
    The company that owns the messaging format used worldwide for financial trading has introduced guidelines for how market data and reports of trades in Europe should be consolidated. The aim is to improve price transparency ahead of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. Among the measures is the use of a unique identifier. Bloomberg (11/26), The Trade News (U.K.) (11/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Firm works on sequestering futures brokers' client funds
    AlphaMetrix Group says its AlphaMetrix360 unit has been selected to help develop a system for separating and sequestering customer funds for futures commission merchants. The system is being built for CME Group and the National Futures Association. "Obviously, no system or set of rules can completely eliminate fraud," NFA's Karen Wuertz says. "However, this system will greatly enhance the ability to monitor the safety of customer segregated funds on a daily basis and detect potential misuses of customer funds." Securities Technology Monitor (11/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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