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.

Sep

2021

30

FMSB publishes Spotlight Review on examining hybrid working risks in FICC markets   30 September 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today published a Spotlight Review which examines hybr … … read more.

Jul

2021

28

28 July 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes the finalised Standard on use of Term SONIA reference rates. The Standard was initially published as a Transparency Draft on 24 March 2021. Since its publication, UK regulators ha … … read more.

Jun

2021

07

7 June 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today announces the appointment of Myles McGuinness as its new Chief Executive Officer. Myles joins FMSB from NatWest Markets where he has spent the last 20 years across a number of senior roles, … … read more.

Jun

2021

02

2 June 2021 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has today issued its 2020 Annual Report setting out the progress made to enhance standards of behaviour in the wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets and its priorities fo … … read more.