BNP PARIBAS READY FOR MIFID II – In order to comply with new European Union rules, French bank BNP Paribas have announced that they have been developing ‘extensive transparency reporting platforms’ for the trading of non-equity products and ETFs. The bank has said, “BNP Paribas will voluntarily opt in to become a Systematic Internaliser for MiFID II in-scope instruments that are traded or admitted to trading on trading venues, as of 3 January 2018.” #SpartanInternational