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FESE welcomes European Parliament’s vote on MiFID II

Created: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 16:20

Today, the European Parliament in plenary adopted the Commission’s proposal of the review of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) welcomes the agreement of European policy makers on MiFID II Level 1 text. This directive, which was initially adopted in 2004, changed Europe’s trading landscape by increasing the competition between equities trading venues, but also led to increased market fragmentation and complexity for investors and companies.

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New industry task force to propose solutions for Europe’s IPO revival

Created: Monday, 17 March 2014 16:20

EuropeanIssuers, the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and the Federation of European Securities Exchanges, three leading EU associations with members active in the capital markets, will set up a new industry task force to offer the next European Commission and Parliament solutions to Europe’s long-term IPO challenges.

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MMT Becomes a FIX Standard

Created: Monday, 03 February 2014 16:20

3rd February 2014 – The Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) and FIX Trading Community are pleased to announce that the Market Model Typology (MMT) has become a FIX standard. As a result the standard is available for adoption by all market participants. This will allow them to enhance data standardisation and provide greater clarity on the types of activity conducted. This will all contribute to enhanced transparency for the benefit of investors, market participants and regulators.

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