High Frequency Trading : Market Manipulation and Systemic Risks from an EU Perspective
University of Zurich - Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut (School of Law)
February 29, 2012
High Frequency Trading is the topic of fierce discussion as the general functioning of financial markets has come under increased scrutiny in times of economic uncertainty. The purpose of this paper is to explain the emergence of High Frequency Trading and to address the problematic of market manipulation and of systemic risk from a regulatory perspective.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 98
Keywords: High Frequency Trading, Market Manipulation, Flash Crash, MiFID 2.0
JEL Classification: K22, N20
Date posted: July 15, 2012