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MiFID II - A tech overview

MiFID II - A tech overview


This year sees the biggest regulatory changes for the finance industry since the 2008 financial crisis in the form of the new MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive). This framework EU legislation covers a range of issues centred around financial instruments and the venues where those instruments are traded...   READ MORE +
Order Protection Rule Tug-of-War

Order Protection Rule Tug-of-War


There is still uncertainty around the fate of the Order Protection Rule, a key rule governing U.S. stock trading that has led to more complexity, speed and order types, but also protects retail investors from receiving inferior prices on their orders.  FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken investigates.   READ MORE +
The Middle East Fortifies its Position as a Trading Hub

The Middle East Fortifies its Position as a Trading Hub


What effect have global changes had on the region and its network connectivity? Brexit, a new US presidency, MiFID II, Fintech. How is global change affecting the Middle East and what are the consequences for the region’s connectivity and network infrastructure?   READ MORE +
The Future of US Financial Market Regulation

The Future of US Financial Market Regulation


How much is too much market regulation and when does it start having a negative effect on global access? Global change is afoot. The financial industry is currently implementing two regulatory proposals. Find out how you can overcome these regulatory challenges and prepare your network infrastructure.    READ MORE +
Blog: Five Ways to Prevent MiFID II Technology Decisions from Going Wrong

Blog: Five Ways to Prevent MiFID II Technology Decisions from Going Wrong


On 22 March 2017, Vela hosted an executive roundtable in London on the cross asset challenges of MiFID II. In the first of three event reports, we look at the need to automate more than ever before, and for greater collaboration between buy-side, sell-side, and technology vendors.   READ MORE +