AFM seeks to ‘level playing field’ for venues and vendors

Dutch regulator suggests some liquidity aggregators should be classified as OTFs

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The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets is calling on the European Union to straighten out a perceived imbalance in its trading and transparency rules – a move that could lead to certain technology providers being regulated as trading venues.

“This is one of the key priorities for the AFM – to ensure a level playing field between all types of multilateral systems and make sure they are regulated as such if they are within the definition,” says Matthijs Geneste, a supervisor for market

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