Last week Barchart put on its third annual Fintech Exchange, which had a heavy emphasis on data. The event in its first two years has provided a refreshing change of pace from the typical conference format. Out were the panels of experts discussing well-worn topics in a well-worn format. It was replaced by fintech entrepreneurs on stage in a theater setting forced to make the case for their firm’s value proposition in a limited amount of time.
Today, in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding Regulation AT, FIA and the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) submitted comments opposing overly prescriptive regulation of automated trading.