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The (atomic) clock is ticking on MiFID II!

Monday, 15 May 2017

Tags: MiFID II

Last week the Financial Times featured an article that the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is going to use an atomic clock to timestamp its European futures trades.

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Is Anyone Ready for MiFID II?

Monday, 08 May 2017

A few months ago I published a blog on the cost of MiFID II and the complexity of complying with the regulation in the short time that is left between now and the 3rd of January, 2018. It is therefore not surprising to read that the latest survey on MiFID II suggests that just under two-thirds of professional services firms might not be in a position to comply on time. The poll taken by Duff and Phelps covered 183 professionals across the industry spectrum.

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CASS Audits

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

The first CASS audit reports under the new FRC standard are due to be sent to the FRC this week. It is expected that there will be a large increase in adverse opinions as the auditors now look for evidence of the CASS controls in place, and will no longer rely on just sample testing.

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MiFID II rules are nearly finalised – time to implement!

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Tags: MiFID II

Find out more about the upcoming MiFID II changeover and what AutoRek can do to help.

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CASS Consultation Paper (CP) – Time to Comment

Monday, 20 March 2017

Tags: Client Money

Read our latest blog on CP17/2: CASS 7A and the special administration regime review.

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