By Roger Aitken – With 18 months having elapsed since the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) Markets In Financial Instruments II (MiFID II) Directive, ushering in the era of unbundling for investment firms for buy- and sell-side institutions, the former chairman of the UK Individual Shareholder Society (ShareSoc) argues that many of the rules behind MiFID should be ditched or scrapped after the UK leaves the EU…
Cappitech, a provider of regulatory reporting and intelligence solutions for the financial services industry, has launched RTS 28 Market Intelligence, a product that allows financial institutions to use regulatory compliance data to their own advantage.
Regulatory change has put the investor relations teams of UK companies’ under increasing pressure as demands from investors soar, according to the latest research from Orient Capital, the investor relations specialist and part of Link Group.
One year since the implementation of MiFID II, a new survey of fund managers and mid and small-sized quoted companies reveals that the new regulation has had a detrimental impact on demand and liquidity for small and mid-cap stocks, as the availability and quality of analyst research continues to decline.
TISA, the investments and savings membership alliance, has achieved ISO accreditation for the open standards underpinning the downstream and upstream reporting of Costs & Charges and Target Market Data in its MiFID II solution.
Appsbroker, one of Google's largest European Premier Cloud Partners, has launched Appsbroker Cloud Data, the first native Google Cloud market data platform.
BMO Global Asset Management and Union Investment have adopted Bloomberg’s Research Management Solutions (RMS) in response to the new MiFID II requirements regarding investment research.
Fintech firm JHC Systems (JHC) has broadened the scope of its partnership with Silverfinch, a European regulatory data exchange, and part of Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS) product suite.
Recent research from TeleWare reveals that just 60 per cent of employees in financial services firms have suitable processes and technology in place to capture, record and consequently retrieve real-time business communications. This means 40 per cent of firms are risking non-compliance with Article 16 of MiFID II.
PIMFA, the UK wealth management and financial advice association and TISA, the investment and savings membership organisation, have published their ‘MiFID II Feedback Template’ alongside a ‘Distributor Reporting Useful Guide’.