Editorial: Scream if you wanna go faster

Author: | Published: 24 Jan 2014

MiFID 2. That it sounds like the latest Hollywood blockbuster is apt. For, the long-awaited second installment of Europe's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will have dramatic consequences for the region's securities market.

The sweeping reforms to be introduced under the directive include new controls for high frequency trading, restrictions on volumes of dark pool orders, the creation of new trading venues or organised trading facilities, the imposition of positions limits on trading firms in certain...