It is said that the devil is in the details, and this well-worn idiom is expected to prove true in the case of Market in Financial Instruments Directive II. Most every market participant would support — conceptually — improving the function of financial markets and strengthening investor protection.
London, 10 September 2015 – Traiana, the leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, announces today that Credit Link, its established service for credit checking and clearing certainty for swaps, was used to check limits for an FX NDF trade executed on State Street’s SwapEx platform. The limits were posted by Société Générale acting as the client’s clearing member at LCH.Clearnet’s ForexClear service.
LONDON and NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2015 — Bloomberg STP Solutions, a global cross-asset, post-trade processing provider, and Traiana, the leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, today announced a joint effort to develop a straight-through processing infrastructure to further streamline the workflow of foreign exchange (FX) options. The solution integrates Traiana’s Harmony messaging network with Bloomberg’s trade processing tools.
This position focuses on providing application and technical support for our EMEA based clients. The right candidate will be client focused, have great communication and organizational skills and be able to work independently to resolve the clients’ issues. The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics or Computer Science and experience in the financial industry, in a technical/application support role. They must have an understanding of end-to-end FX flow and the roles of market participants and an understanding of post trade events and operational risk. The candidate should have the ability to problem solve under pressure, follow through on issues from beginning to end and able to work flexible hours / shifts.
Markets in Financial Instruments, Directive (II) and Regulation are being viewed warily by many buy-side and sell-side market participants, for whom the sweeping European ruleset represents another cost and potential source of unintended consequences.
This entry is part 3 in the series MiFID II in Focus
As the de facto gatekeepers of financial markets, Wall Street broker-dealers are fully enmeshed in Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, the European ruleset that aims to shore up transparency and end-user investor protection in various non-equity asset classes.
In a big-picture, long-term sense, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II could be a boon to the buy side if it boosts market transparency and investor protection as promised.
It’s still a year and a half out, but the ship that now seems distant on the horizon is drawing nearer.
The vessel is named Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, and when it reaches port, its regulatory cargo will hold implications for institutional market participants and market operators who buy or sell securities in Europe. In an increasingly global marketplace, that universe is of significant size.
The successful candidate will be team player, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to self-learn. Having knowledge of Maven, Ant and scripting language is an advantage.