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Lisa Dunsky, attorney Sidley Austin Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

The CFTC’s new Regulation Automated Trading rule proposal aims to prevent self-trading. John Lothian News spoke with Lisa Dunsky, attorney at Sidley Austin, prior to the CFTC’s rule approval to discuss some of the issues surrounding self-trading, as well as how spoofing may factor in.

Mike Forst, director of product management at Trading Technologies on self-matching trades Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

The CFTC’s new Regulation Automated Trading rule proposal calls for more rules to prevent self-trading. Mike Forst, director of product management at Trading Technologies talks about the issue and how his firm is trying to address it.

Keith Fishe, TradeForecaster Global Markets, FIA Market Technology Division Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

In the run-up to the CFTC’s move to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March 2015. John Lothian News spoke with Keith Fishe, Managing Partner at TradeForecaster Global Markets and a member of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee to talk about guidelines and what we might see from the US agency.

Leslie Sutphen, president at Financial Markets Consulting LLC co-chair of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

In the run-up to the CFTC’s move to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March 2015. John Lothian News spoke with Leslie Sutphen, president at Financial Markets Consulting LLC, co-chair of the FIA Market Technology Division, Automated Trading Committee to talk about guidelines and what we might see from the US agency.

Haim Bodek, Decimus Capital Markets – A Flash Course on Market Structure Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

“In the market there are edges that are permissible, and edges that are impermissible. It is the impermissible ones that you should care about. If it doesn’t smell right, leave.” The 2014 publication of Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys ignited a firestorm of accusations and lawsuits regarding the tactics used by certain trading firms. It has also led to a robust national debate on market structure. Haim Bodek, a former algorithmic trader who now assists the Securities and Exchange Commission in whistleblower cases, frames this debate by explaining the regulation that created the current market structure. He goes on to explain…

Trying To Stop The Next Flash Crash Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

As the CFTC moves to create new rules for automated trading, the Futures Industry Association and its members have engaged in a dialog with the CFTC and developed its own guide, which it published in March. John Lothian News spoke with two of the key contributors to that report to talk about the guidelines and how new rules may ultimately affect market structure. Scroll down to view the story or see the entire piece here.  

2015 Conference on High Frequency and Algorithmic Trading Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

When: Monday, November 2, 2015 Where: Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business – Downtown Campus 565 West Adams Street Chicago, IL 60661 The IIT’s Stuart School of Business is hosting a conference on HFT and algorithmic trading on November 2, one day before the Fall 2015 STAC Summit, and two days before the start of the FIA Futures and Options Expo, both in Chicago. The IIT event will feature keynote speaker Craig M. Lewis of Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management as well as James Overdahl, former chief economist at both the SEC and the CFTC, along with…

A Disruptive Environment: Sidley Austin’s Lisa Dunsky Offers Practical Compliance Tips for Firms and Traders Interview,Regulation,Video

In May 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized its interpretive guidance on disruptive trading practices, as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, which defined disruptive trading as any trading activity that: violates bids or offers; demonstrates intentional or reckless disregard for orderly execution; or is of the character of, or is commonly known to the trade as, “spoofing” (bidding or offering with the intent to cancel the bid or offer before execution). In August 2014, CME Group published an advisory notice on a new rule, Rule 575, (“Disruptive Trading Practices Prohibited”), that codified the types of practiced that the exchange…

Fintech Exchange 2015: A Chicago Story Blog,Tech / HFT,Video

Fintech is more than just a buzzword. Fintech is a movement – a global, top to bottom overhaul of financial systems, from consumer transactions at the grocery store to speed of light derivatives trades, to multi-billion dollar interbank payments. And on April 23, 2015, the center of fintech will be Chicago. Barchart OnDemand, in association with FinTEX Chicago, will host Fintech Exchange 2015, a half day event featuring live presentations, a panel discussion and networking, all centered on the state of technology for financial markets and trading firms.   For trading firms and the technologists that supply them, Chicago has…