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Smart Order Routing and Best Execution

Switzerland, 28th February 2017.

In part I of our series on Smart Order Routing we set out the major challenges presented by fragmentation and the enhanced reporting requirements of MiFID II, and give an example of how Itarle ensures that SOR has access to all the information it needs to make optimal...

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Switzerland, 17th January 2016.

Off-exchange trading venues have been used for over ten years, yet there remain several assumptions about dark pools, along with high profile regulatory incidents, which have raised questions about the issue of Best Execution ahead of the implementation of...

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could open networks create more efficient markets

Switzerland, 7th November 2016.

Over the last few years, there has been much debate on the subject of Net Neutrality, the idea that all Internet traffic should be treated equally, regardless of its content or ownership. It is a hotly argued topic, with proponents lobbying hard on both sides...

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information leakage

Switzerland, 19th October 2016.

The concept of Best Execution was one of the founding principles of the original MiFID and will also be central to MiFID II, as it rightly should be. Executing brokers should always be acting in the best interests of their clients. But in the fragmented landscapes of today’s electronic markets, there is a common issue that can significantlyimpact the quality of...

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Switzerland, 7th April 2016.

Many UK and US-based investment managers who trade equities look overseas - particularly towards emerging markets – in their search for alpha. However, as those markets generally settle in their home currency rather than US Dollars...

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