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US research houses pondering MiFID II compliance at home

The research unbundling measures contained in MiFID II are already impacting US investment research firms, creating a dilemma for the SEC over what approach it should take on its home turf

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FCA attempts delicate balancing act for crypto-asset regulation

The UK authorities are looking to bring more clarity and better definitions around crypto-assets in a bid to spur innovation whilst also protecting consumers

FSB calls for more effective cooperation to tackle market fragmentation

Reducing market fragmentation can help improve financial stability and market efficiency, said the Financial Stability Board (FSB) in a report to the G20.

Asset managers pushing for SEC to accept MiFID II

Three asset management firms in the US are pushing the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to allow them to implement the EU’s markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID) II in the US over the handling of investment research.

ESMA caps hit dark pool trading

ESMA moves to cap trading on dark venues for equities in a bid to maintain market transparency.

Exchanges score victory over data fees

Exchanges in the US win legal victory over charges for market data feeds.

IPO documents could be improved for retail investors – ASIC

ASIC advises companies listing in Australia to carefully follow its guidelines on prospectuses so retail investors can better understand them.