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MiFID II forcing dark pool operators to evolve

MiFID II is having a profound impact on trading strategies and relationships across the European financial services sector – and operators of ‘dark pools’ are no exception. Justin Pugsley reports.

UK remains top investor destination for financial services

The UK remains by far the top European destination for foreign direct investment for financial services according to an EY survey, but firms are clearly concerned about the outcome of the UK's negotiations to leave the EU. 

MiFID II rules could see European institutions reduce broker relationships

EU rules designed to separate broker fees from the cost of research could lead to fewer broker relationships.

Committee members fail to sign off on Basel III at June meeting

Though differences appear to have narrowed over proposed constraints on internal risk model used by banks, members of the Basel Committee are still struggling to sign-off on the Basel III framework.

FSB scrutinising fintech risks

Fintech is growing rapidly and steadily permeating every facet of the financial system, leading the Financial Stability Board to scrutinise the sector for potential systemic risks.

FSB's climate change task force issues recommendations

The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures released a set of recommendations for carbon emitters and a framework to help investors, banks and insurers evaluate climate-related risks.

Global regulators consult on stress testing CCPs

As part of the G20 reform agenda, global regulators are consulting on a stress testing framework for central counterparty clearing houses.

FSB warns G20 leaders over regulatory fatigue

FSB chair Mark Carney warns G20 leaders not to give into regulatory fatigue and endanger the "immense progress" that has taken place on financial reforms.

IOSCO investigates order routing incentives

IOSCO has conducted a survey of its members to see how they manage conflicts of interest around order routing and best execution requirements.

IOSCO issues report on identifying wholesale market misconduct

IOSCO sets out ways of identifying and addressing market misconduct in a new report.

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