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FMSB publishes Spotlight Review on measuring execution quality in FICC markets

7 September 2020 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today published a Spotlight Review looking at the challenges in measuring quality of trade execution and how this varies across different market participants and segments.  While not a new concept, in the last four years there has been a significant focus on best execution and transaction cost analysis by both market participants […]

FMSB publishes Spotlight Review on monitoring FICC markets and the impact of machine learning

3 August 2020 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today published a Spotlight Review looking at current and future challenges that FICC market participants face in market surveillance. This Spotlight Review outlines: factors driving the pace of change in market surveillance; the acute impact of data on surveillance […]

FMSB publishes Spotlight Review on examining remote working risks in FICC markets

27 July 2020 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today published a Spotlight Review which examines remote working risks in FICC markets. Following COVID-19 being declared a global pandemic and the closure of many offices, FMSB formed a working group of members and other interested market participants to […]


Media coverage

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Can RegTech solve the Technology needs of the post-Covid Trading Floor?

10 September 2020 – Article by Andy Samu in Disruption Banking.

Industry Standards Needed for Measuring Execution Quality: FMSB

8 September 2020 – Article by Editors in Regulation Asia (subscription may be required).

Latest FMSB Paper Looks at Execution Quality in FICC Markets

7 September 2020 – Article by Colin Lambert in Profit & Loss.


Speeches

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6th Annual Culture and Conduct Forum organized virtually by City and Financial Global.

26 November 2020 – Martin Pluves, CEO moderated a panel at the 6th Annual Culture and Conduct Forum organized virtually by City and Financial Global. Panel – The role and skills required of leaders in developing and sustaining a healthy culture in the post-Covid world Moderator:Martin Pluves, Chief Executive Officer, […]

‘Banks Bring Surveillance to Homes as Traders Remote Work’ – Martin Pluves, FMSB CEO talks to Bloomberg Daybreak Europe

19 October 2020 – Bloomberg.com. ‘Taped calls, keystroke tracking and banning smart speakers. Those are some of the challenges facing the finance industry as traders are far from the office. Bloomberg banking reporter Stefania Spezzati and Martin Pluves, chief executive of the FICC Markets Standards Board, discuss the new normal with Daybreak Europe’s Roger Hearing and Caroline Hepker.

‘New Rules for the New Normal’ remarks by Mark Yallop

Speech delivered by Mark Yallop, FMSB Chair, on 15 December 2020 at the 4th International Initiatives in Behavioural Financial Regulation and Policy virtual seminar: ‘Pandemic Shocks, Financial Institutions, Markets and Behaviours’


Other Relevant Materials

Documents and other items that are relevant to FMSB.

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FCA Discussion Paper ‘Transforming culture in financial services: Driving purposeful cultures’

On 5 March 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Discussion Paper 20/1 ‘Transforming culture in financial services: Driving purposeful cultures’. The paper is a set of essays which present a range of views from industry leaders, professional bodies and culture experts to help firms embed purposeful cultures. It makes the case […]

True Finance – Ten years after the financial crisis, speech by Mark Carney

True Finance – Ten years after the financial crisis Speech given by Mark Carney Governor of the Bank of England Chair of the Financial Stability Board Economic Club of New York 19 October 2018   Read the speech here: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/speech/2018/mark-carney-economic-club-of-new-york?utm_source=Bank+of+England+updates&utm_campaign=3a5090062e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_19_04_00&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_556dbefcdc-3a5090062e-111026421

Mark Yallop shares his views on the key challenges which UK firms face

Take a look at the video of Mark recorded from the 2018 Refinitv Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong in October 2018.