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A Tale of Two Issues: Zach Ziliak Breaks Down the HFT Debate Interview,Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

Zach Ziliak has seen both sides of the HFT universe. As a quant at an investment bank, he developed trading algorithms. As an attorney, he represents firms covering the whole Investment spectrum. As a participant in the AT 9000 initiative, he is working on the development of quality management standards for the testing of high frequency and other automated trading systems. “Those of us exposed to the industry have been thinking about this for a long time,” says Ziliak. “But now because of Flash Boys, suddenly it’s conversation at the bars.” He says that any kind of rules will create…

HFT Rules: Three Part HFT Harmony Regulation,Tech / HFT,Video

HFT Rules: Three Part HFT Harmony

High-frequency trading (HFT) has been in the financial press a lot over the past several years. From the Flash Crash of 2010 to the collapse of Knight Capital in 2012, trading glitches and the negative impact of HFT on markets and investor confidence is well-documented. In this segment of the Restoring Customer Confidence series, Mayer Brown attorney Zachary Ziliak outlines the three sources that will address HFT and help restore customer confidence. Ziliak says regulatory bodies will likely continue to address HFT guidelines, exchanges are imposing new fees on HFT practices and AT 9000, standards system for HFT practices, will…