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CHAPTER V HIGH-FREQUENCY ALGORITHMIC TRADING TECHNIQUE AND FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 28 Content and format of order records(Article 17(2) of Directive 2014/65/EU)

  1. (1)

    An investment firm that engages in a high-frequency algorithmic trading technique shall immediately after order submission record the details of each submitted order using the format set out in tables 2 and 3 of Annex II.

  2. (2)

    An investment firm that engages in a high-frequency algorithmic trading technique shall update the information referred to in paragraph 1 in the standards and formats specified in the fourth column of tables 2 and 3 of Annex II.

  3. (3)

    The records referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be kept for five years from the date of the submission of an order to a trading venue or to another investment firm for execution.