JUNE 16 2017

Issue 1017 is 100 beyond the legendary Porsche sports prototype and appropriate as we await the excitement of the Le Mans 24 hour race…

Prosperity UK Video

Prosperity UK Panel – Brexit, Euro Clearing & Financial Market Structure: panel ably chaired by Barney Reynolds headlining parish luminaries Jeff Sprecher and Michael Spencer, with one Patrick L Young lurking in the background – perhaps the ‘hot button’ parish topic in derivatives of the moment…

In BigWorld

Toyota look to be firmly in command of qualifying after Thursday’s sessions at Le Mans albeit there is a long way to go yet – good luck to all the competitors at the Le Mans 24 hour race and while a Porsche win will be wonderful, if Toyota finally win after least year’s heartache in the closing stages, I will still be celebrating. Meanwhile plaudits to Kamui Kobayashi whose new record banzai lap secured pole in under 3 minutes 15 seconds – sensational stuff!

Public Markets

Stock Exchanges Squabble Over End-of-Day Auctions
Wall Street Journal

Private Markets

Park That IPO, Let’s Have An NSE Initial Penance Offer

PLY: Pithy stuff originally from Bloomberg Gadfly.

Eyeing A Relevant Spot Among Exchanges
The Hindu

PLY The Metropolitan Stock Exchange (originally MCX-SX) struggles for a niche in life, having essentially been launched a decade too late albeit FTIL might have a valid argument that they were privy to a protectionist regulatory fiat which kept them out…

Special Section: FTI, NSEL, India at the Crossroads

Sebi To Complete FTIL Group Probe By July End
Business Standard


Comexes Opting For Blockchain Technology
Business Standard

PLY: More on the Kynetix SDix tie where the latter also has an agreement with India’s Multi Commodity Exchange to cooperate in developing a derivatives contract for diamonds…

5 Intriguing Ethereum ERC20 Blockchain Projects
The Merkle

PLY: Mentions Augur in particular amongst some very interesting ERC20 standard blockchain projects.


No product news today.

Career Paths

The Bermuda Business Development Association has appointed Appoints Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO Greg Wojciechowski, to its board.

The SEC has named Keith Cassidy Associate Director Of the Technology Controls Program In the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE).


Shift Of Demand On UK Property Marketplaces

PLY: Interesting.

New Platform, Fitforlaunch, To Provide Guaranteed Delivery For Crowdfunding Pre-Orders

Other Stories

ECSDA Responds To EC’s Consultation on FinTech

PLY: Entirely unamusingly the EC site fell over when processing my own submission – which tells you everything you need to know about the futility of the EU trying to adapt to its fintech future with more regulation (which is the core idiotic premise of this consultation).

WFE Responds To European Commission’s Consultation On FinTech

Remarks Of Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo On Comments Before The Montana Ag Summit – “Putting Ag Futures Markets In Support Of American Prosperity”

ISDA Financial Benchmarks Symposium, Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive, ISDA 2017 – Opening Remarks

ESMA Publishes 2016 Annual Report
I am hedging my sartorial bets today: the tie is not has pink pigs for metaphorical reference while the cufflinks are of an earlier Le Mans Toyota. Have a great weekend and here’s to a fantastic Le Mans 24 hour race.

All the best,


Patrick L Young
Executive Director DV Advisors

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