Our professionals regularly take part in industry events and panel discussions and quoted in the media with their point of view on critical issues shaping the global financial services industry.
03.05.13 Article: FIX bond adoption set to open up cross-asset efficiencies
The Trade News interviews Sassan Danesh, managing partner at Etrading Software, about the recently announced Best Practices for Fixed Income published by FIX Protocol Ltd and the positive impact it is having on the Fixed Income market.
23.04.13 Article: Banks try to standardise Sef sign-up for clients
Risk Magazine talks to members of the Trading Enablement Standardisation Initiative and explores how the working group is building a new protocol with the ECNs to allow the banks to integrate their CRM and permissioning systems directly with the ECNs.
26.03.13 Press Release: Banks to define global standard for client enablement on electronic markets (TESI)
Today, a new Working Group of leading sell side banks, known as the Trading Enablement Standardisation Initiative (TESI), has been established to engage with execution venues and other stakeholders to create an open industry standard protocol for client and trader enablement on electronic trading platforms.
25.03.13 Article: Bank-backed initiative to ease SEF migration
The Trade News picks up the announcement of the setup of Trading Enablement Standardisation Initiative with Sassan Danesh providing some background on why the initiative was set up and how this will help the industry move to SEFs
06.03.13 Article: Dodd-Frank: The Problem With Switching On the SEFs
The article highlights the efforts of the Trading Enablement Standardisation Initiative to defining the industry standard for electronically enabling clients and traders to trade on electronic trading platforms.
19.02.13 Article: Guidelines lure bond traders to platforms
This FT article talks about the continuing move to the use of electronic trading platforms for trading Fixed Income and how standardisation of the trading protocols using the FIX Protocol is not only accelerating the process but also has the potential to change the market structure.
18.02.13 Press Release: FPL publishes bond e-trading guidelines
New York and London — FIX Protocol Ltd (FPL), the non-profit, industry standards organisation at the heart of the global electronic trading community, today published recommended best practices and accompanying implementation guidelines for the electronic trading of bonds.
One silver lining in the current gloomy environment, with its reduced margins and increased regulatory burdens, is the increasing appetite for the industry to work together to adopt common standards that lower costs for all participants....