Countdown to MiFID II02.21.2017
This paper surveys the current state of play, and offers guidance on how European, UK and London-based financial institutions go about planning for the upcoming turmoil. Specifically, it looks at how a thoughtful approach to connectivity, hosting and cloud-based services can help firms optimise their response to the oncoming rigours of MiFID II against the confusion posed by Brexit and the Trump presidency.
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US broker-dealers receiving unbundled research payments would be subject to regulation if the relief expired.
Issues include the consolidated tape and trade transparency.
EFAMA said a real-time tape for equities with the inclusion of pre and post-trade data is needed.
Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at why independent research providers (IRP) have not gained the foothold expected af...
Rapporteur Danuta Hübner has published a report on the MiFIR review.