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.
Draft materials published for public review and feedback during the comment period
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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
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_002-2017 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.
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.
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.