Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Republic of Estonia have announced that Estonia’s e-Residency platform will be facilitating a blockchain-based e-voting service to allow shareholders of companies listed on Nasdaq’s Tallinn Stock Exchange, Estonia’s only regulated securities market, to vote in shareholder meetings. The country’s e-Residency platform is an electronic identity system used by both Estonian residents and those with business interests in the country to access government services through e-Residency digital authentication. The program marks the second official blockchain project Nasdaq is executing on after successfully delivering the first private securities issuance between an investor and company via Nasdaq Linq, its blockchain-enabled platform.
BATS Chi-X Europe (BATS), Europe’s largest stock exchange, and Traiana, a leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, today announced a joint service that will extend OTC equity trade CCP clearing to a greater number of market participants.
The European 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 of the exceptional technical implementation challenges faced by regulators and market participants. The European Commission has today proposed granting national competent authorities and market participants one additional year to comply with the rules set out in the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, known as MiFID II. The new deadline is 3 January 2018.
FIX Trading Community held its final event of 2015, in what has been a packed year with 20 events around the world. The London Regional was held at the BT offices near St Paul’s, on the evening of the 3rd December. Joined by industry experts, a panel reviewed the outcomes of 2015 while looking towards 2016 on how best to prepare for the challenges ahead on a number of hot topics.
ATMonitor speaks with Stephane Meslet at TradeTech Paris 2015. Stephane discusses some of the main challenges currently facing the buy-side and how Misy's is aiding clients in implementing the right solutions.
ATMonitor talks with Aleksey Larichev, Director of Business Development at Avelacom. Speaking from TradeTech Paris 2015, Aleksey discusses Avelacom's low latency solutions to markets across Europe, Asia and Russia.
The TRADE magazine in conjunction with ATMonitor, is once again running its industry leading survey of Algorithmic Trading Services. Now in its 9th year running, we invite the buy-side to comment on their use of electronic trading services and to rate their algo providers. Please rate your algos by completing the online questionnaire available hereread more
Review looking at the future of distributed ledger (or block chain) technology. This report sets out the findings of a review exploring how distributed ledger technology can revolutionise services, both in government and the private sector.read more