New FICC Statement of Good Practice on Information & Confidentiality

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) have published the final version of their Statement of Good Practice on Information & Confidentiality.  

The statement brings clarity to the complex issue of sharing information in Fixed Income and Commodities markets and dealing with confidential information within a firm. The paper brings forth nine Good Practice Statements that firms should consider.  Read the statement here

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About FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB)

The FMSB was established in 2015 in response to the Fair and Effective Markets Review in the UK with a mandate to issue Standards designed to improve conduct and raise standards in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (“FICC”) markets. The FMSB work to build up a body of Standards and Statements of Good Practice (“SGPs” and each an “SGP”) over time, prioritising those areas where FMSB Members consider there is a lack of clarity in the standards of behaviour expected of market participants, or a lack of understanding of the issues relevant to a product or transaction type, or evidence of poor conduct.

About SteelEye

SteelEye is a RegTech and data analytics firm that was established to reduce the complexity and cost of financial compliance and enable firms globally to manage their regulatory obligations through a single platform.

SteelEye’s ability to bring together, cleanse, index and analyse structured and unstructured data across all asset classes and communication types enables clients to effortlessly meet their regulatory needs, because when all this data is in one place, compliance becomes both easy and cost-effective. And with everything under one lens, firms also gain fresh insight into their business, helping them improve their efficiency and profitability.

To date, SteelEye has launched solutions for record keeping, trade reconstruction, transaction reporting, trade and communications surveillance, best execution reporting, transaction cost analysis and advanced analytics for regulations including MiFID II, EMIR, Dodd-Frank, SMCR and MAR.