EC to Launch Sweeping Review of Post-Crisis Regulation

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EC to Launch Sweeping Review of Post-Crisis Regulation – Financial News (subscription)
The European Commission is to launch a fresh, all-encompassing review of regulatory changes made in response to the financial crisis, as part of its push towards a Capital Markets Union – a move that could ultimately see changes made to huge pieces of legislation, including Mifid II.
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Industry Warns Over Failure to Reach EU-US Deal on Derivatives

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Industry Warns Over Failure to Reach EU-US Deal on Derivatives – Reuters
Failure by European Union and US regulators to iron out differences in their derivatives rules would prompt “catastrophic” attempts by market users to pull out from American clearing houses, a senior industry official has warned.

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Regulators Should Scale Back Rules to Improve Liquidity Conditions

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Thomson Reuters Joins FXPA
The Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) is pleased to announce the addition of Thomson Reuters as a Full Member. “As a leading independent provider of FX transaction venues, Thomson Reuters actively supports cross-industry initiatives such as FXPA to ensure a sound, liquid, transparent and competitive FX market. Now more than ever, transparency and fairness are values that need to be upheld by everyone in the FX industry. Working closely with the FXPA group, Thomson Reuters will continue its work to help the industry raise standards across all areas of the market,” says Phil Weisberg, global head of FX, Thomson Reuters. The addition of Thomson Reuters brings to 23 the number of institutional members now part of FXPA. To find out how you can support the FX industry through education, research and advocacy, visit our website at www.fxpa.org, become an institutional member, and sign up for our newsletter, FXPA globalFXsource.

Regulators Should Scale Back Rules to Improve Liquidity Conditions – Profit & Loss (subscription)
Too many people view the last year or so as being an outlier when it comes to market volatility, when in reality it can just as easily be argued that it was actually the previous seven years that were the problem. The growing issue of sporadic liquidity, which is concerning some in authority, is a direct reflection of regulation imposed by their peers – and in some cases by their own organisations.
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Thomson Reuters Joins FXPA

The Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) is pleased to announce the addition of Thomson Reuters as a Full Member. “As a leading independent provider of FX transaction venues, Thomson Reuters actively supports cross-industry initiatives such as FXPA to ensure a sound, liquid, transparent and competitive FX market. Now more than ever, transparency and fairness are values that need to be upheld by everyone in the FX industry. Working closely with the FXPA group, Thomson Reuters will continue its work to help the industry raise standards across all areas of the market,” says Phil Weisberg, Global Head of FX, Thomson Reuters.
The addition of Thomson Reuters brings to 23 the number of institutional members now part of FXPA.
To find out how you can support the FX industry through education, research and advocacy, visit our website at www.fxpa.org, become an institutional member, sign up for our newsletter, FXPA globalFXsource.