Wall Street Is Said Poised to Get Key SEC Reprieve on MiFID

Wall Street Is Said Poised to Get Key SEC Reprieve on MiFID

Wall Street Is Said Poised to Get Key SEC Reprieve on MiFID (1) By Ben Bain (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to give Wall Street a reprieve by telling financial firms they won’t have to overhaul their operations to comply...
The End of an Era?

The End of an Era?

The End of an Era? Written by John D’Antona Jr. Has the day of the high-frequency trader and his hyper fast strategies seen its last days? Is it time to queue up “This is the End” by the 1960s band The Doors? Or is more akin to February 3, 1959, when...
The Challenge of Change

The Challenge of Change

by Jon Schneider, ITG, Inc. Each year STA puts a meaningful amount of thought into the title of its Annual Market Structure Conference. This year was no different, and we’re pleased to announce that we have chosen the title The Challenge of Change. We believe this...
MiFID II – Are you Ready?

MiFID II – Are you Ready?

MiFID II – Are you Ready? Thank you to Tom Coniglario for a great breakdown of MiFidII.  In case you missed the event, here is a link to the brochure which breaks it down: MiFIDII-Brochure-0417...
SEC to Take Charge of the Fiduciary Rule

SEC to Take Charge of the Fiduciary Rule

(Washington) The back and forth over the fiduciary rule has been agonizing, but new comments from the SEC have just arrived like an earthquake. Almost two months ago the SEC’s chairman, Michael Piwowar, heavily criticized the DOL’s fiduciary rule, but on Friday he...