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Part II UK Securities Markets, 6 Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTFs)

Bob Penn

From: Financial Markets and Exchanges Law (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Michael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 September 2020

Subject(s):
Stock market and exchanges — Options — Forward — Swaps — Bonds — UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) — Financial crime
6.01 This chapter examines the recent growth in the volume and variety of market infrastructure provision, and sets out the legal and regulatory framework governing the operation of multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) in Europe and the UK. 6.02 Information technology (IT) has fundamentally changed the way in which trading in financial instruments occurs in the UK. Since the introduction of electronic trading by the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in 1986, most exchanges, clearers, and other providers of market infrastructure services have moved in whole or in part...
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