Markus Georgi By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:
The Opalesque 2013 Hong Kong Roundtable, sponsored by Bingham McCutchen, Eurex and Taussig Capital saw Markus Georgi, Head of Representative Office, Eurex outline the exchange’s response to all the regulatory changes occuring across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Georgi said: "At present at the Eurex Exchange, we deal with topics such as the financial
transaction tax and regulations on high frequency trading in Germany and Europe. It is a
development which will strongly affect European exchanges and certainly international investors
as well. These changes in the regulatory framework will have an impact on hedge funds trading the
European markets, especially if those funds are involved in high frequency trading."
In addition, the exchange faces other compliance related topics resulting from Mifid II, EMIR and Basel III with all requirements being
discussed and implemented on the exchange and clearing house level. "As a result of these regulatory requirements, and due to certain bankruptcy
incidents of financial houses over the past years, Eurex offers a number of new clearing services
to its clients in response to market demand" Georgi explained. "This......................
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