Views on the integrity of global capital markets

Rhodri Preece, CFA

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Biography

Rhodri Preece, CFA, is head of capital markets policy for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region at CFA Institute. He is responsible for development and oversight of capital markets activities in the EMEA region, including content development, policy engagement and outreach. Rhodri formerly served as director of capital markets policy, focusing on issues related to primary and secondary market structures. He was named one of the “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of Trading and Technology” by Financial News.

Author's Posts
David Pitt-Watson Talks About New Report on Corporate Governance in the EU

A new CFA Institute report reviews the current EU corporate governance policy landscape and the reforms that have been introduced over the past 10 years and offers recommendations for improvement.

IEX Exchange Application: SEC’s Reassessment of Reg NMS Critical to Decision

Market structure issues rarely attract mainstream media attention. But IEX application gets to the heart of the integrity of the market, the efficacy of the regulatory framework, and whether investors have a fair opportunity to earn a return.

IEX Exchange Application: Is Level Playing Field Possible with Speed Bump?

Ultimately, innovation in market design and diversity of business models that cater to different investor needs must be beneficial.

ESMA Sets MiFID II Rules: Complex Balance between Transparency and Liquidity

As is so often the case, the devil is in the detail. And with much of the detail applying to previously unchartered market terrain, it remains to be seen what consequences these rules will have for financial markets.

Raising Bar on Finance Culture and Conduct: IOSCO Meeting and FEMR Offer Blueprint

It is time to accelerate cultural change to serve the interests of investors and society.

Shadow Banking Set in Context: Unlocking Capital Markets or Migrating Risk?

What does shadow banking really mean, what does it look like, and what should policy makers care about?

2015 Market Outlook EMEA: Weak Growth and QE Policies to Shape Local Market Outcomes

Investment professionals in EMEA are gloomier than their peers in the Americas and Asia Pacific over the prospects for economic growth in their local markets.

Two Years after LIBOR Scandal: What Is State of Financial Benchmark Reform?

Need for meaningful reform was underscored recently when several banks were fined for rigging key foreign-exchange benchmarks.

HFT Cause and Effect: What Is the Role of Exchange Industry Economics?

The publicity frenzy over HFT in the wake of the Michael Lewis book Flash Boys has led to much conjecture, claim and counter-claim over how the current market structure serves investors.

UCITS V Remuneration Restrictions for Fund Managers: Do They Serve Investors?

Designed to align the interests of managers with investors, will the pay restrictions serve their intended purpose?

MiFID II: Agreement Finally Reached, Implementation Challenges Ahead

The genesis of MiFID II was to bring greater transparency to financial markets and strengthen investor protection. But despite the political agreement, the process is far from over.

2014 Market Outlook EMEA: Turnaround in European Sentiment, But Mis-selling Concerns Persist

According to the 2014 Global Market Sentiment Survey, optimism over the prospects for global economic growth is higher among CFA Institute members in the EMEA region than in the Americas or Asia Pacific regions, with 69% of EMEA respondents anticipating global growth next year.

ECB Report: What Is Impact of High-Frequency Trading on Price Efficiency?

New report from the European Central Bank adds further weight to the growing body of evidence suggesting high-frequency trading has a broadly benign to positive effect on markets.

IOSCO Securities Markets Risk Outlook: Leverage, Collateral, CCPs, Emerging Market Capital Flows

The launch of IOSCO’s Risk Outlook report marks the first public foray into systemic risk monitoring by global securities markets supervisors.

European Commission to Regulate Benchmarks: LIBOR, Commodities Face Additional Rules

The European Commission recently published a legislative proposal that sets out broad measures to improve the governance, transparency, and supervision of benchmarks, and this week there's been news of ICAP's pending settlement with the U.K. and U.S. authorities over the interdealer broker’s involvement in the LIBOR affair.



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