FMSB publishes new Standard on the use of Term SONIA reference rates

24 March 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes a Transparency Draft of a new Standard on use of Term SONIA reference rates.

FMSB appoints Ed Davey as Chief Operating Officer.

2 March 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), a standard setting body for the wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets, today announces the appointment of Edward Davey as its first Chief Operating Officer. Most recently Edward was running his own business development and change management consultancy […]


1 February 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) today announces that Martin Pluves has decided to step down from his role as CEO.

‘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’

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.

FMSB latest Spotlight Review advocates broad based best practice for execution quality

7 September 2020 – Article by Lynn Strongin Dodds in Best Execution.

FMSB unpicks trade execution challenges

7 September 2020 – Article by Wendy Lisney in Global Investor (subscription may be required).

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 […]