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Energy Risk Commodity broker of the year 2018

May 16th, 2018

Griffin Markets has been announced as the winner of Energy Risk’s Commodity Broker of the Year 2018.

16th May 2018: Energy Risk Commodity broker of the year 2018

 

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018

May 16th, 2018

Griffin has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain in its 2018 report.

16th May 2018: Griffin 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

 

FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies

April 30th, 2018

Griffin has been identified as one of the “FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2018” and is ranked at #224 overall.

In the Financial Services sector the FT has ranked Griffin at #7.

30th April 2018: FT 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2018

 

FCA approves Griffin’s OTF application

December 13th, 2017

The FCA has today approved Griffin’s application to operate an OTF when MiFID II takes effect on 3rd January 2018.

This means that market participants now have the much desired certainty that there will be a route to market to allow them to continue to trade EU physical gas and power products and not have them classed as financial instruments.

13th December 2017: FCA approves Griffin’s OTF application

 

MIFID II STATIC DATA FAQ

December 8th, 2017

In anticipation of operating an OTF from 3rd January 2018, Griffin has been collecting MIFID II related static data and trying to guide customers through what has been an evolving process.
During that time, a number of questions have been raised and in an attempt to de-mystify the process we have put together this Q&A guidance note.

Further details can be found in the press release here : MiFID II FAQ – Static Data

MiFID II Update – Position Limit Reporting Service

November 28th, 2017

This Update sets out details of Griffin’s commodity derivative position limit reporting service and the various choices open to market participants.

Any market participants who anticipate trading commodity derivatives through Griffin’s OTF should read this update.

Under article 58 MiFID II, trading venues must report on a daily basis, a complete breakdown of the positions held by all persons on the venue. In addition, all venue participants are obliged to report to the venue operator details of their positions held on that venue (as well as positions held on behalf of clients and clients of those clients).

28th November 2017: MiFID II update – Griffin’s Commodity Position Limit Reporting Service

Griffin listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017 report

May 12th, 2017

LSE 1000 Companies to inspire Britain 2017 logo

Griffin has been listed as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK and includes companies such as Fever Tree Drinks, Pho restaurants, Brewdog plc and Rapha.
To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers.

10th May 2017: Griffin listed in LSE top 1000 companies

 

Griffin top EFETnet efficiency and accuracy tables

November 28th, 2016

Griffin operates the top performing and most efficient post trade confirmation and matching systems according to performance statistics published by EFETnet.
In October this year, Griffin ranked number one across all three service levels by which EFETnet measure broker performance in the eCM confirmation matching process on CMS. Griffin had, according to EFETnet:

  • The highest percentage of trades matched without corrective amendments;
  • The highest percentage of trade confirmations submitted on trade date; and
  • The highest percentage of trades successfully matched within two or fewer days.

EFETnet’s statistics are produced at the end of each month to show the performance of traders and brokers.

Full details can be found in the press release here:

28th November 2016: Griffin top EFETnet efficiency and accuracy tables

 

Instant Messenger Announcement

June 20th, 2016

Griffin will be supporting a number of preferred instant messenger systems following the withdrawal of certain services by Yahoo from 5th August this year.

Yahoo’s decision to withdraw support for its legacy Yahoo Messenger platform in favour of a focus on a web and mobile messaging app means that it will no longer be possible to reliably integrate Yahoo with third party systems to record and process messages.

Full details can be found in the press release here:

20th June 2016: Instant Messenger Announcement

 

REMIT backloading tool

October 19th, 2015

In line with Griffin’s leading position in relation to REMIT reporting, it has developed a tool to assist market participants generate ACER XML and fulfill their backloading obligation.

Further details can be found in the press release here:

19th October 2015: Griffin REMIT backloading tool