What now for MiFID II?

With MiFID II now expected to be delayed until 2018, the one thing market participants can be certain of is more uncertainty.

Walking away

With regulations demanding that banks hold more capital against risk-taking activities, some are quitting certain sectors, writes Joe McGrath.

ASIC reviews HFT, finds no need for new regulation

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will not introduce new regulation for high frequency trading and dark liquidity, finding that existing settings “are largely adequate and effective.”

Irish regulator highlights challenges to implement CMU

The Central Bank of Ireland, the Irish regulator, has said it welcomes the EU’s ambitious Capital Markets Union project but tacitly acknowledged the challenges of pushing it through member states should not be underestimated.

ESMA says MiFID rules delayed to next week

A European Securities and Markets Authority spokesman has confirmed that MiFID II and MiFIR technical standards will now be published next week.