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Date Title Project
19 Sep 2017 Order-to-trade ratio: calculation and monitoring by Euronext MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170919CADE
As required by MiFID II, Euronext will calculate and monitor the order-to-trade ratio of unexecuted orders to transactions on the basis of both ‘volumes’ and ‘numbers’. This communication details the limits to be applied for Euronext Cash and Derivatives Markets.


08 Sep 2017 MiFID II & Optiq: updated technical specifications for Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG) and Order Entry Gateway (OEG) MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170908
Euronext announces the release of updated technical specifications for Optiq® Phase 1 - Market Data
Gateway (MDG) and for Optiq Phase 2 - Order Entry Gateway (OEG).


06 Sep 2017 Implementing MiFID II Requirements on Euronext Cash Markets MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170906CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the implementation details, release of specifications and timelines for the implementation of MiFID II requirements on Euronext Cash Markets.


05 Sep 2017 Optiq order entry gateway (OEG): virtual external user acceptance first software release Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170905CA
Euronext is pleased to announce that the first software release will be available for functional testing in the Virtual External User Acceptance (V-EUA) environment as of 5 September 2017.


04 Sep 2017 Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG): Updated TCS specifications Optiq expand
Executive summary:

Euronext is pleased to announce the publication of updated Trade Confirmation Service (TCS) specifications, available for both SBE and FIX 5.0 protocols.


25 Aug 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): XDP decommissioning update Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170825CADE
Euronext is pleased to confirm that the Cash and Derivatives XDP feeds will be decommissioned on 25 August and 8 September respectively, as announced in the Info-Flash of 3 August 2017.


11 Aug 2017 MiFID II: Transaction reporting for non-MiFID Euronext members MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170811CADE
Euronext Members not subject to MiFIR (i.e non-MiFID firms) are required to provide Euronext with all the data requested under RTS 22 to allow Euronext to report transactions executed on its markets to Competent Authorities on their behalf. Technical specifications for Euronext’s dedicated reporting tool (Saturn) are now available and the new functionalities will be delivered in the External User Acceptance test platform in September to allow member testing.


08 Aug 2017 Optiq order entry gateway (OEG): external user acceptance opening for Euronext cash markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170808CA
Euronext is pleased to announce that connectivity testing for Phase 2 of the Optiq migration programme will be available in the External User Acceptance (EUA) environment as of 8 August 2017, and guidelines have been published to facilitate testing.


03 Aug 2017 Optiq market data gateway (MDG): parallel run update for cash and derivatives markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170803CADE
Please be advised that the pre-production period will be extended for Optiq MDG Derivatives, and the parallel run period will begin on 28 August 2017. The parallel run period for the Cash XDP (including the XDP Cash High Bandwidth channels) and MDG feeds will be available until market close on 25 August 2017


27 Jul 2017 Optiq Market Data Gateway (MDG): XDP decommissioning dates Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170727 CADE - Euronext is pleased to confirm that the parallel run of both Cash and Derivatives XDP and MDG feeds will be available until 25 August 2017, with the exception of the XDP Cash High Bandwidth channels which will be decommissioned on 4 August 2017.


27 Jul 2017 Revision of EnterNext Champion Fee Grid General expand
Executive summary:

IF20170727CA
As from 1 August 2017 Euronext will revise the eligibility criteria for the EnterNext Champions fee grid.


24 Jul 2017 Launch date announced for Euronext Block Euronext Block (MTF) expand
Executive summary:

IF170724BLK
Euronext is pleased to announce that the new pan-European block trading platform powered by AX Trading technology, Euronext Block, will go live on Monday 31 July. Connectivity to order entry and market data services is available ahead of this date.


20 Jul 2017 Decommissioning of the BondMatch Platform BondMatch™ expand
Executive summary:

IF20170720CA
With effect from 21 July 2017 at market close, Euronext will close its BondMatch trading platform. This decision is part of the redesign of Euronext’s fixed-income strategy and the implementation of Euronext Synapse, a new pan-European Multi-Trading Facility to trade blocks of illiquid corporate bonds.


19 Jul 2017 Optiq Phase 2 - Release of Technical Specifications for Optiq TCS Order Entry - SBE Interface MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170719CA
Euronext is pleased to announce the release of technical specifications for the Optiq TCS Order Entry – SBE interface. These amendments to Euronext’s Trade Confirmation System (TCS) will be launched in production alongside the scheduled go-live of the Optiq Order Entry Gateway (OEG) on 12 March 2018.    


13 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Phase 1 - Important announcement MDG Derivatives migration dates Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF20170713CADE
The Optiq® MDG Derivatives migration timeline has been updated: the MDG Derivatives pre-production period will start on 24 July 2017 and MDG will become the primary feed as of 31 July 2017.
XDP Derivatives will continue to be available in the production environment for a four-week period, and will be decommissioned on 25 August 2017.


10 Jul 2017 MiFID II: opening of test platform and release of specifications for short and long code management MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170710CADE - Euronext is pleased to announce the opening of its test platform (Phase I) for the management of short codes and long codes for MiFID II purposes. Technical specifications for SLC Manager, a dedicated application to submit and manage mapping between these codes, are now available on our website.


08 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Market Data Gateway (MDG): confirmation of production go-live for Cash Markets Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170708_CADE - Euronext is pleased to confirm the opening of the parallel run period for Optiq MDG Cash on 10 July 2017.


05 Jul 2017 Optiq and Mifid II - Important programme updates MiFID II/MiFIR, Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170705CADE - Euronext is pleased to provide Optiq and MiFID II programme updates, including an updated migration timeline and release dates


01 Jul 2017 OPTIQ Phase 1 - MDG - Important announcement regarding production availability Optiq expand
Executive summary:

IF170701 CADE - Please be advised that the parallel run period will not begin on 03 July 2017, and the pre-production period for MDG Cash is extended for one week. The parallel run is now scheduled to begin on 10 July 2017.


30 Jun 2017 Updates on reporting obligations and on Euronext’s APA/ARM services MiFID II/MiFIR expand
Executive summary:

IF20170630CADE - The External User Acceptance (EUA) test platform for Euronext’s new Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) and Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM) will be updated on Tuesday 4 July 2017. The updated version of the technical specifications is now available on Euronext’s website.
With MiFID II, the current reporting exemption for transactions done on Euronext’s systems, granted to members by certain regulators, will no longer be applicable. Members will have to take relevant measures to fulfil their obligations.