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Should the UK ‘ditch’ MiFID rules post-Brexit?

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 10:56

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… »

Ronan Kertis, Cappitech

Cappitech launches MiFID II market intelligence product

Mon, 15/04/2019 - 10:17

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.   »

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MiFID II ratchets up pressure on investor relations teams as investors go direct

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 10:37

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. »

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New survey reveals unintended consequences of MiFID II

Mon, 04/02/2019 - 10:55

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. »

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TISA’s MiFID II project delivers open standards solution

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 09:05

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. »

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Appsbroker launches Cloud Data platform to deliver lower-cost market and reference data

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 10:22

Appsbroker, one of Google's largest European Premier Cloud Partners, has launched Appsbroker Cloud Data, the first native Google Cloud market data platform. »

Holly Anderson, BMO Global AM

Bloomberg streamlines research management for MiFID II investment firms

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:34

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.
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John Dowdall, Silverfinch

JHC broadens scope of partnership with Silverfinch

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 09:32

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.  »

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