Book Review: Trading at the Speed of Light published in the Journal of Financial Compliance

Book Review: Trading at the Speed of Light published in the Journal of Financial Compliance

C&G Regulatory Solutions is pleased to announce that a book review penned by its CEO & Founder, Alexander Culley, has been published in Volume 6 Issue 2 of the Journal of Financial Compliance.

What is the book review about?

The book review profiles Trading at the Speed of Light: How Ultrafast Algorithms are Transforming Financial Markets (2021) authored by Professor Donald MacKenzie, Professor of Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, and published by Princeton University Press.

Professor MacKenzie has conducted extensive research into the proliferation of algorithmic trading in the United States and Europe. Accessible to a broad audience, Professor MacKenzie’s book examines the history, materiality and cultural dimensions of algorithmic trading. The book review explains why Trading at the Speed of Light is likely to be extremely useful to practitioners and regulators who are involved in the deployment or supervision of algorithmic trading processes. The review also provides signposts to other comparable works, including others authored by Professor MacKenzie.

Who publishes the Journal of Financial Compliance?

The Journal of Financial Compliance is a leading peer-reviewed journal published by Henry Stewart Publications. The journal is published once a quarter and contains “articles and case studies on how financial institutions can ensure the implementation of, and adherence to, regulatory requirements and effectively manage compliance and legal risk”.

How can I obtain a copy of the book review?

Please visit the website of the Journal of Financial Compliance at the following location:

You will find subscription information at the link in the top right-hand corner of screen via the green button entitled “Subscribe Now”.

Looking for help with your algorithmic trading compliance programme?

C&G’s consultants have extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the regulations governing algorithmic trading compliance in the UK and EU. For example, C&G was recently instructed to perform the annual self-assessment and validation required by Article 9 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/589 for a major UK investment firm. For more information about how we can help, please contact us.

Alexander Culley

Alexander Culley

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