The first articles in the new section are from Yann Quelenn, Peter Rosenstreich and Arnaud Masset.
Week in Review
Despite their knowledge of different brokers’ pricing, I respect the way the developers are declining requests to recommend a broker based purely on pricing. I take a look at a new product that will disrupt the way pricing is displayed and improve transparency so that traders can make their own conclusions regarding execution quality
The controversial and burgeoning prime brokerage sector. Who is genuine? – In-depth analysis live from Cyprus!
Since the removal of access to counterparty credit by many banks, several non-bank entities have entered the liquidity provision space. We dissect how to differentiate a REAL prime of prime from a retail firm that offers a B2B price feed from its own desk
Serving a summons to a foreign party in a US lawsuit is tricky and the Utah court had to send summons to Estonian Tallinex via mail.
How offshore jurisdictions are used to onboard retail FX clients to circumvent regulations – An incisive debate
From onboarding clients via decoy offshore branches to lack of regulatory jurisdiction. Here are the conflicting practices that involve affiliates accepting deposit payments to personal accounts to bamboozle the merchant services providers and why such practices slip through the net
Exclusive: PrimeXM’s liquidity integration with MetaTrader 5 in detail – The new multi-asset direction of retail broking
Today, PrimeXM and MetaQuotes demonstrated their fully integrated MetaTrader 5 order routing and custom liquidity management system for multi-asset retail trading. We take an exclusive first look in great detail with senior executives from MetaQuotes and PrimeXM
The broker adds shortcuts to a number of instruments and functionalities with the latest set of enhancements.
Carte Blanche at the Tier 1 banks. As regulators strangle the OTC sector, largest FX interbank dealers run amok
Barclays, the world’s third largest FX dealer, continues to dictate to the OTC industry in every aspect from trade execution/rejection to prime brokerage, yet gets away with all manner of transgressions from fraud to undercapitalization. We examine the double standards of those upon who our industry rely
CCPs in the hands of technologically bereft socialist siesta countries with no financial markets economy, massive taxes and huge state and ECB dependency would be the kiss of death.
NSPK’s Head says all current tasks may be solved using means other than blockchain.
A check of CFD brokers’ clients results has shown 82% of traders lose money.
The current cohort consists of the 24 firms that are ready to begin testing shortly.
On Tuesday, 4 July 2017, at EIGHT MOORGATE private members club in Central London, FinanceFeeds, along with TRAction FinTech, will be hosting a breakfast symposium, beginning at 8.30am until 10.30am, which will present the absolute intricacies of compliance with MiFID II, what will need to be done, and how to most effectively achieve it.
Meir Velenski looks at the numbers game played by many b-book brokerages when working with all-important IBs, and how to resolve the conflict of interest between introducer and brokerage
Effex Capital demands that NFA revises its complaint and press release from February 6, 2017, concerning FXCM.
It is the opinion of many Swiss banking executives that I have spoken to this week that compliance, and not just balance sheet size, is a major, and unwritten consideration for Tier 1 banks when extending counterparty credit to the OTC sector. Here is my opinion
The network is set to become available to all users of Swissquote’s Android mobile app this week.
Investors have accused the bank of rigging Euribor from June 2005 to March 2011.
France’s DGCCRF reports a 5.9% year-on-year rise in complaints concerning misleading financial marketing practices in 2016.