Anne heads up the regulation change programme for Fidessa in Europe. Since joining the firm in 2009 she has played a significant role in the establishment of the Fidessa Regulation Team, monitoring and evaluating the regulatory environment and working on the impact analysis of MiFID II and other major EU regulatory changes running in parallel. Anne is a frequent contributor to a number of industry groups discussing MiFID II, regulation, best practice and post-trade data standards. She is a Member of the Steering Committee for the FIX Trading Community's MMT (Market Model Typology) initiative as well as being a member of, and regular contributor to, their EMEA Regulatory Sub-Committee. In May 2014 Anne was appointed by ESMA as an external stakeholder representative on the Consultative Working Group that supports their Market Data Reporting Working Group. With more than 20 years' experience of the financial markets in London, Anne has previously worked as front-office projects manager, specialising in trading systems, for the retail and institutional divisions of a large private client investment management firm. She has also been involved in numerous projects for a major investment bank and a number of other City firms.
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ESMA recently issued guidance on the treatment of commodity derivatives traded on third-country venues in the context of the MiFID ll position limit regime. Prior to this is was not clear if commodity derivatives traded on a third-country exchange Read more »
The European Commission (EC) and ESMA have agreed on an improved process to draft the Level 2 texts for MiFID II. On the back of those discussions, ESMA asked for a 3-month extension on their own deadline to submit draft technical standards and the Read more »
This morning I read with interest a colleague’s blog post on the delay to the publication of the ESMA technical standards from July back to September. Whilst I appreciate that these things are complicated, it seems hard to understand how this won’t Read more »