TRADEcho on reporting rules

  • 04/05/2017

TRADEcho's Per Lovén talks about how the buy-side can comply with trade reporting obligations under MiFID II at TradeTech 2017.


MiFID II Summary

  • 27/04/2017

With only 250 days until MiFID II goes live it is vital that firms understand the implications and are finalising their plans to meet the transparency obligations. 

The TRADEcho regulatory team have put together this summary of the key regulatory materials for MiFID II that firms need to assess. 

In equities and beyond

  • 24/04/2017

TRADEcho's Commercial Director Per Lovén outlines the impact of MiFID II on trade transparency in the Spring issue of Best Execution, and explains how this will differ between equities and other asset classes. 

TRADEcho portal demo now available

  • 19/04/2017

A TRADEcho portal demo is now available on demand on the website and on the client hub. Please contact a member of the TRADEcho team to get access.

ESMA issues MiFID II market structure guidance

  • 05/04/2017

ESMA has published 22 new Question and Answers (Q&As) which provide further detail on how to implement certain regulatory provisions on market structure topics. 

The Q&As aim to promote common supervisory approaches and practices thus ensuring a harmonised implementation. Amongst other issues, the Q&As provide answers regarding Organised Trading Facilities (OTFs) and Systematic Internaliser (SI). ESMA has also published Q&As on commodity derivativesmarket data and transparency issues.

The FCA has published its first MiFID II implementation policy statement

  • 31/03/2017

This is the first policy statement from the FCA and sets out the near final rules for FCA implememtation of MiFID II. The policy statement provides an update on post-trade transparency deferrals under MiFID II, as the FCA confirms that they will not require the publication of limited or aggregated information during the deferral period. The FCA will also allow the omission of the publication of the volume during the extended time period of deferral set in RTS 2.

Client Assisted Reporting using TRADEcho's Smart Report Router

  • 29/03/2017

MiFID II brings many challenges to European investment firms, not least, the regulatory requirement to report trades to the market as close to real time as possible. Trades must be reported through an APA, placing increasing pressures on firms to: report trades correctly and on time, manage flow exposure per asset class and facilitate assisted reporting to an APA on behalf of customers. TRADEcho's Smart Report Router (SRR) solves all of the above issues, including facilitating assisted reporting on behalf of customers.