Our Members provide and publicise Statements of Commitment in relation to published Standards.
The FMSB Annual Report covers the activities of FMSB from 1 August 2016 to 31 July 2017 and examines FMSB membership, operations, progress in the year, market behaviours and emerging vulnerabilities.
The FMSB Annual Report, published on 20 September 2017, sets out progress made to enhance standards of behaviour in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (“FICC”) markets.
Materials that aim to define acceptable or unacceptable behaviour regarding specific trading practices
This Standard sets out enhancements to existing practices that are designed to improve the new issue process continuum (from the granting of a mandate to the publication of statistics), which improvements should enhance the fairness and effectiveness of the process for all participants, including issuers, investors and lead managers.
The Binary Options standard for the Commodities markets Standard aims to describe the characteristics of a type of transaction which is used by participants in the Commodities markets and to set out certain expected behaviours of wholesale market participants that enter into them.
This Standard aims to describe the characteristics of a Reference Price Transaction (“RPT”) and to set out certain expected behaviours of wholesale market participants that enter into them.
All Standards and some Statements of Good Practice are published for feedback as Transparency Drafts. FMSB seeks comment on Transparency Drafts. Please click on the link to the right to leave comments or email comments to firstname.lastname@example.orgEmail Us >
The Suspicious Transaction and Order Reporting Statement of Good Practice covers the identification of suspicious orders and transactions and their reporting to relevant regulators (the FCA in the case of the UK). Many of the practices described relating to the identification and investigation of suspicious activity will be relevant to many jurisdictions.
The Suspicious Transaction and Order Reporting Statement of Good Practice is issued as a Transparency Draft. Please provide your comments by 3 August 2018.
The Secondary Market Trading Error Compensation Standard Transparency Draft sets out expected behaviours that are designed to improve the practice regarding the payment of compensation for trading errors.
The Secondary Market Trading Error Compensation Standard is issued as a Transparency Draft. Please provide your comments by 20 June 2018.
You may leave commentd on the FMSB website or email comments to email@example.com.
002-2017 Risk Management Transactions for New Issuance standard for the Fixed Income markets Transparency Draft
This Risk Management Transactions for New Issuance Standard sets out expected behaviours that are designed to improve the practice and awareness regarding risk management activity that is conducted in and around the new issuance of bonds.
The Risk Management Transactions for New Issuance standard is issued as a Transparency Draft. Please provide your comments by 20 December 2017.
Statements of Good Practice
Materials that elaborate on observed good practices in the market as well as on how standards apply at a precise level of detail
SoGP_002-2017 Monitoring of written electronic communications Statement of Good Practice for FICC Market Participants
The Monitoring of written electronic communications Statement of Good Practice for FICC Market Participants is designed to be relevant to all front-office and control or support function personnel who are active participants in the FICC markets and to those who are engaged in the monitoring and surveillance of those activities.
The Front Office Supervision Statement of Good Practice outlines good practice for the Supervision of front office activities that may directly affect the functioning of FICC markets and/or conduct with market participants.
SoGP_002-2016 Conduct Training
This Statement of Good Practice sets out a number of Core Principles relevant to conduct training, together with good practices that are currently used in Member Firms to achieve the outcomes specified in these Core Principles.
SoGP_001-2016 Surveillance in Foreign Exchange Markets
Set out in this document are a set of core principles for surveillance that firms may wish to adopt in order to identify, determine and establish an effective surveillance function.