Both buy- and sell-side firms agree the mandatory buy-in regime will have significant negative implications on Europe’s capital markets.
Following calls from the industry to reduce trading hours in Europe, the LSE has started a consultation and is accepting responses until the end of January.
AFME and the Investment Association are requesting shorter market open hours to improve culture and diversity in the industry.
Adam Farkas, executive director of EBA, replaces Simon Lewis who has been CEO of AFME since 2010.
Simon Lewis to depart role as chief executive of sell-side industry trade body in October after nearly ten years.
EU policymakers are looking to extend the tick size regime to SIs, periodic auctions and block trading venues, but the buy-side is concerned about the potential impact this could have on trading at the midpoint.
Research from AFME and PwC found that blockchain has little or no current technology investment focus for the majority of banks.
AFME conference panel says regulators have failed to look to the future when exploring bond liquidity.
Third quarter equity review authored by AFME revealed a 13% decrease across European equity shares traded.
Mergers and acquisitions in the second quarter suffer major decline compared to the first quarter this year.