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25 May 2017, Finance Magnates

FX Global Code of Conduct Launch Finds Support Across the Industry*

The CEO of ParFX, Dan Marcus, added: “This initiative sets out guidelines and principles that will strengthen the integrity and effectiveness of the FX market. The Code aims to instil the notion of truly ethical behaviour for all participants, and outlines an effective framework that, amongst other things, promotes responsible and sustainable trading behaviour. These key values now need to be hardwired into the FX market.”

25 May 2017, The Wall Street Journal

BIS Releases New Set of Standards for Currency Trading*†

Roger Rutherford, chief operating officer of currency-trading platform ParFX, said he doesn’t expect big changes in his business as a result of the new code. Still, he says the code is important because “it will draw people’s attention to certain types of behavior.”

25 May 2017, Profit and Loss

The FX Global Code of Conduct: What the Industry is Saying*†

Dan Marcus, CEO of ParFX: “ParFX welcomes the launch of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange market. This initiative sets out guidelines and principles that will strengthen the integrity and effectiveness of the FX market.

25 May 2017, City A.M.

Long-awaited FX global code of conduct is released, but does not ban controversial "last look" practice*

“People on the buy-side, asset managers or hedge funds for example, weren’t aware that they were being priced in a way that was in some respects unfair,” said Roger Rutherford, chief operating officer of spot FX electronic trading platform ParFX.

25 May 2017, LeapRate

Forex industry executives comment on new FX Global Code of Conduct*

Dan Marcus, CEO of ParFX: ParFX welcomes the launch of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange (FX) market. This initiative sets out guidelines and principles that will strengthen the integrity and effectiveness of the FX market.

25 May 2017, Bloomberg Quint

Vanguard Says Currency Markets Fall Short in Curbing `Last Look'*

Some trading venues don’t allow it, including Curex Group, LMAX Exchange and ParFX, which was created by Cie. Financiere Tradition SA.

24 May 2017, Tabb Forum

Hardwiring Best Practices into Spot FX Trading Venues*†

ParFX is underpinned by four key pillars: eradicating disruptive trading behavior through a matching methodology that applies a meaningful randomized pause; a transparent post-trade environment where all counterparties – banks and non-banks – can be identified; distributing market data in parallel at no extra cost, which removes the ability to buy an advantage; and a flat and clear fee structure, which ensures all participants receive equal treatment and do not benefit from volume discounts or special deals.

22 May 2017, FX Week

FX Week is proud to announce the 14th annual e-FX Awards shortlist*†

FX Week shortlist ParFX for this year’s ‘Best e-FX trading venue’ award category.

26 April 2017, bobsguide

ParFX wins ‘Best Trading Platform’ at FinTech Breakthrough Awards 2017 *

ParFX, the wholesale electronic trading platform, has been named ‘Best Trading Platform’ at the inaugural FinTech Breakthrough Awards.

26 April 2017, Benzinga

FinTech Breakthrough Announces Winners of Inaugural Awards Program*

FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization dedicated to helping the best financial services and technology products and companies "Break Through" the crowded FinTech industry, today announced the winners of the inaugural FinTech Breakthrough Awards program.
Best Trading Platform: ParFX

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