FSA has authorised NASDAQ OMX Europe to operate as an MTF. The platform will open on 26 September and by the end of October participants will be able to trade 600 European stocks. Denton Wilde Sapte advised NASDAQ OMX in setting up and obtaining FSA authorisation. Robert Finney, head of our Financial Markets group, led a team which included financial markets partner Rosali Pretorius, TMT partner Dan Burge and corporate partner Martin Kitchen.