Mar

2018

20

London, 20 March 2018 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes its Transparency Draft Standard on Secondary Market Trading Error Compensation. The Standard deals with the issues concerning how compensation should be paid following a … … read more.

Nov

2017

29

London, 29 November 2017 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) is delighted to announce it is hosting an event today which will be addressed by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, and Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer of the FCA. F … … read more.

Oct

2017

25

London, 25 October 2017 – The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) today publishes its Transparency Draft of the Risk Management Transactions for New Issuance Standard for the Fixed Income markets. The Standard sets out several core principles relevan … … read more.

Sep

2017

20

20 September 2017 The FICC Markets Standard Board (FMSB) has today issued its 2017 Annual Report setting out the progress it has made to enhance standards of behaviour in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (“FICC”) markets. FMSB was … … read more.

Sep

2017

15

The FICC Markets Standard Board (FMSB) has today issued two new sets of Statements of Good Practice as part of its work to improve standards in the wholesale Fixed Income, Commodity and Currency (“FICC”) markets. These documents identify good practice … … read more.

May

2017

25

London, 25 May 2017. The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) welcomes the new BIS Global FX Code launched today. The Code is an important step forward in improving practice standards in wholesale FX markets. Mark Yallop, Chair of FMSB said: “Conduct in … … read more.

May

2017

02

London, 2 May 2017. Leading market participants have published final guidelines that clarify expected behaviour during the new issue process for fixed income bonds in Europe. A series of measures are detailed in the new standard from the FICC Markets S … … read more.

Dec

2016

08

London, 8 December 2016. Using automated voice surveillance systems and surveillance techniques involving Natural Language Processing are among the emerging practices being used to combat the risk of insider dealing and market manipulation, according t … … read more.

Nov

2016

18

London, 18 November 2016. Banks should be more transparent about their allocation policies and investors should make sure their orders are a true representation of their demand, according to a proposed new standard on corporate and other debt issues fr … … read more.

Nov

2016

18

London, 18 November 2016.  The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) has today published its third standard aimed at improving conduct in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (“FICC”) markets. The standard, which is being published as a … … read more.

Aug

2016

05

London, 5 August 2016. The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) has appointed Gerry Harvey as its first Chief Executive Officer. Gerry Harvey has 30 years’ experience in the wholesale financial markets and extensive experience in the regulatory field. … … read more.

Jul

2016

22

London, 22 July 2016. The FICC Markets Standards Board (“FMSB”) has today published its second standard aimed at improving conduct in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (“FICC”) markets. The standard, which is being issued in draft fo … … read more.