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Malta Algorithmic Trading

Posted on 26-02-15
Written By: Dr Charles Cassar & Ms Laura Spiteri

In this article on Algorithmic Trading, we look at how trading in financial instruments occurs through the use of computer algorithms with little to no human intervention. Algorithmic trading is subject to EU and national laws aiming to regulate traders and ensure that the sector is subject to stringent controls. This article looks at the requirements under MiFID, as well as briefly discussing risks and risk controls under EU law.