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‘Order flow’ broker kickbacks could be banned after five years, EU Commission proposes

A new compromise proposal on kickbacks for brokers known as “payments for order flow” under EU markets rules would ban the practice after five years in countries that continue to allow it, a European Commission paper seen by MLex shows.
The paper, prepared ahead of negotiations this month with governments

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Kathryn Carlson

Financial Services Correspondent, Europe

Kathryn is a correspondent leading EU financial services coverage for MLex in Brussels. She previously covered energy and trade as a reporter for MLex, and has written for Reuters and The Times of London among other outlets. Kathryn holds a degree in English Literature from the University of Oxford and spent time working in Italy and France before making the move to Brussels.

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