Jul

2022

20

This Spotlight Review seeks to facilitate greater transparency of ESG ratings methodologies and data collection processes to enhance understanding of ESG ratings and facilitate comparability across ratings providers in wholesale financial markets. … read more.

Jun

2022

28

New guidance draws extensively from existing European and UK regulatory requirements and initiatives.Experts from across the global financial markets reach consensus on how trading platforms should disclose information.Statement of Good Practice to ben … … read more.

Jun

2022

17

Global financial markets practitioners examine post-trade from their perspective in a review covering lessons from other asset classes and technological solutions. Considerations include increasing adoption of automation for trade confirmations, increa … … read more.

May

2022

30

Updated research shows historical forms of misconduct which have been present in the financial markets for hundreds of years, are playing out in new digital asset classes, including crypto assets and nonfungible tokens. … read more.

May

2022

09

We’re pleased to announce that FMSB is changing its name from FICC Markets Standards Board to Financial Markets Standards Board.This change will help support engagement with a wider range of users of wholesale markets who may be less familiar with the … … read more.

Apr

2022

21

Today the industry-led Post-Trade Task Force publishes its report “Charting the Future of Post-Trade”. The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has agreed to take the Task Force’s work forward through FMSB’s new Post-Trade Committee. Announced in a … … read more.

Mar

2022

01

1 March 2022 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes the final Standard for the Conduct of Participants in LBMA Precious Metal Auctions.LBMA Auctions establish prices in certain precious metals that are used as benchmark reference p … … read more.

Feb

2022

15

15 February 2022 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes the final Standard for the sharing of investor allocation information in the fixed income primary markets.  Syndicate banks historically have had varied approaches to the … … read more.

Dec

2021

15

15 December 2021, Plato Partnership and FMSB have today announced an agreement to co-operate on Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (“FICC”) academic research via Plato’s Market Structure Academic Research programme (“MI3”). Launched in September … … read more.

Nov

2021

18

FMSB publishes Spotlight Review on precious metals market structure 18 November 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today published a Spotlight Review examining the existing structure of the precious metals market. This Sp … … read more.

Nov

2021

09

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed with FMSB, the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority. This tri-partite MoU sets out a high-level framework formalising the continuing cooperation between FMSB, the Bank and FCA in relati … … read more.

Nov

2021

09

London, 9 November 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), Bank of England (the Bank) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have today announced signing a tri-party Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU sets out a high-level framework form … … read more.