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Paul MundyTorstone Technology Ltd - London

Hurdling towards the finish line of MiFID II

04 September 2017  |  4938 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The upcoming implementation of the second iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) is without doubt one of the most talked-about topics in the finance industry this year. So much so that for some firms the issue of making operational changes to prepare for the looming January 3 deadline has become more of a burden tha...

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Subhasis BandyopadhyayMindtree Ltd - Bangalore

Guide to implementation of client suitability and appropriateness framework for MiFID II

04 September 2017  |  3885 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Introduction The genesis of the Client suitability and appropriateness framework lies in Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) regulation. MiFID II is scheduled to be implemented in January 2018. The aim of MiFID II is to increase efficiency and transparency in the European financial markets and to increase protection for investor...

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Brie Lam
Brie LamIHS Markit - Usa, Canada, Apac

To Opt In or Not to Opt In? That’s the Question for Dealers Studying the SI Rules Under MiFID II

29 August 2017  |  4745 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When ESMA announced in late 2016 that the quantitative threshold assessment under the MIFID II Systematic Internaliser (SI) regime would commence from 1st September 2018, rather than 3rd January 2018,...

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John Jannes
John JannesIHS Markit - New York

RTS 28: More to compliance than meets the eye

21 August 2017  |  7902 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In April of 2018 European investment firms will be required to publish their first ever disclosures about quality of trade execution, under the guidance of MiFID II's RTS 28. At first glance, one migh...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulation
Maxwell Summerfield
Maxwell SummerfieldCitycom Solutions - London

MiFID II - Finding the way to compliant communications

14 August 2017  |  5679 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID II seemed so far away when it was pushed back until January 3rd 2018!! This has been a long time coming, and despite the looming deadline, firms are still trying to work out what they need to d...

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Kirston Winters
Kirston WintersIHS Markit - London

MiFID II and Trade Reporting: Get Ready for Big Changes

11 August 2017  |  5720 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

MiFID came into effect in 2007 – under the current regime, buyside firms are typically not required to publish trades and real-time public reporting (“trade reporting”) is handled by trading venues an...

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Ivy Schmerken
Ivy SchmerkenFlexTrade Systems - Great Neck

MiFID II Transparency Puts Stress on Data Architecture

09 August 2017  |  9087 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With only four months to go until the MiFID II’s Jan. 3, 2018 implementation date, buy-side firms are facing huge changes in disclosure and transparency requirements, which could upend their data mana...

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Jan-Willem Van Capelle
Jan-Willem Van CapelleDrebbel - Amsterdam

MiFID II: regulatory burden or a driver for innovative change?

31 July 2017  |  3352 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today, MiFID II is undoubtedly the main point of focus for financial services providers. Coming into force on January the 3rd 2018, every MiFID responsible compliance officer or project manager is sup...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Willem Lambrechts
Willem LambrechtsDrebbel - Ghent

No thanks, we are too busy...

27 July 2017  |  3880 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 7

As a financial technology broker, we have the privilege of operating in the heart of the financial technology eco-system. From this position we observe a quite odd but stunning anomaly within financia...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

Countdown to MiFID II: Are You Ready?

26 July 2017  |  5354 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For firms still procrastinating about finalising their plans to accommodate the changes required to capture, archive, and easily retrieve electronic communications (eComms) in accordance with MiFID II...

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