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Latest FMSB Paper Looks at Execution Quality in FICC Markets

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has released a fourth, and what it says is its last spotlight review, this one studying the challenges in measuring execution quality and how different participants assess it. FMSB acknowledges the increased focus on best execution and transaction cost analysis (TCA) by market participants and regulators and says that […]

In the FICC of It

There is a controversial start to this week’s podcast as P&L’s managing director Colin Lambert ponders whether the US really does have an “innocent until proven guilty” ethos in its legal system, before debating whether a firm, no last look, order book can really be spoofed? He argues “intention to deal” is fairly easy to […]

And Another Thing…

The latest Spotlight Review from the FICC Market Standards Board got me thinking about the waning ethos of “consenting adults” in markets, as well as about a piece of industry infrastructure that could be very useful in monitoring activity in FX markets especially. The Review from FMSB looked at the use of machine learning in […]

FMSB Investigates Role of Machine Learning in Market Surveillance

The FICC Market Standards Board (FMSB), has published its latest Spotlight Review, which looks at the impact of machine learning on market surveillance functions as part of the broader challenges facing institutions as they establish oversight frameworks. It argues, “Machine learning could lead to fundamental changes in market surveillance given its ability to process complex, […]

FMSB Publishes Spotlight Review on Remote Working Risks

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The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published a Spotlight Review which examines remote working risks in FICC markets. Following COVID-19 being declared a global pandemic and the closure of many offices, FMSB formed a working group of members and other interested market participants to consider the impacts of financial services activities being undertaken by […]

In the FICC of It

On this week’s podcast P&L’s managing editor Colin Lambert is joined by Martin Pluves, CEO of the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) for a broad ranging discussion around the evolution and use of technology in the trading business. The two discuss the governance of algorithmic execution processes, following a recent discussion paper and white paper […]

FMSB Names Three to Board

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has made three new appointments to the board of FMSB Limited. Martin Pluves, CEO of FMSB, has been appointed to the board as executive director, reflecting what the body says is “the highly successful completion of his first six months as CEO of FMSB and his exemplary leadership during […]

FMSB Publishes Good Practice Draft on Algo Trading

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published a new Statement of Good Practice on algorithmic trading in FICC markets as a transparency draft for market consultation. FMSB members and other interested parties are invited to comment on the proposed Statement of Good Practice. This consultation will run until Friday 21 August 2020 with the […]

FMSB Releases Third Spotlight Paper on Libor Transition

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published its latest Spotlight Review on Libor transition with practical case studies to support firms when considering the risks to fairness and effectiveness as the market moves to risk-free rates as more sustainable and representative benchmarks. As the risks associated with the continued provision of new LIBOR-linked products […]

FX Global Code in 2021 and Beyond

How well have the principles of the FX Global Code stood up in face of recent volatility spikes? Panellists Rohan Churm, head of the FX division at the Bank of England; Neill Penney, vice chair of the Glboal FX Committee; Christian Schoeppe, managing director and founder of Schoeppe FX; and Martin Pluves, CEO of the […]