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London, 8 December 2016. Using automated voice surveillance systems and surveillance techniques involving Natural Language Processing are among the emerging practices being used to combat the risk of insider dealing and market manipulation, according to new guidelines from the FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”). The practices are highlighted in a new FMSB paper or ‘Statement […]
London, 18 November 2016. Banks should be more transparent about their allocation policies and investors should make sure their orders are a true representation of their demand, according to a proposed new standard on corporate and other debt issues from the FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”). The New Issue Process Standard for the Fixed Income Markets sets […]
London, 18 November 2016. The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) has today published its third standard aimed at improving conduct in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (“FICC”) markets. The standard, which is being published as a transparency draft for comment, builds on the ICMA code for investment grade debt but would apply to all widely syndicated […]
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23rd February 2017 - Steve Slater, Alex Chambers, IFR
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Mark Yallop addressed the Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM) Seminar on February 13, 2017. A full transcript of his speech, “Rebuilding Trustworthiness in Financial Markets” is available here.
FMSB Chair Mark Yallop addressed the Fixed Income Leaders (FILS) Conference on November 10, 2016 with the speech “FICC Markets Standards Board: bringing buy-side and sell-side together to promote Standards in Wholesale Markets.” The complete transcript of his speech is available here.
Mark Yallop addressed the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) Conference on September 29, 2016. A full transcript of his speech, “Regulation, Ethics and Standards in Wholesale Financial Markets”, is available here.