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How robust fallbacks are hindering the Libor transition

Nov 14, 2019 Documentation

Lawyers and traders explain how the back-up option is preventing real progress

Research unbundling and best execution – has MiFID II done its job?

Nov 19, 2019 Compliance

MiFID II’s research unbundling requirements have increased the buyside’s focus on best execution; however, strategy heads, researchers and analysts tell IFLR Practice Insight the significance of its effect is debatable

Environmental, social and governance survey

Nov 15, 2019 Conduct

Everyone talks about ESG, but what do they really mean? Take our three-minute survey now

How Mifid II is slowly killing the trade

Nov 14, 2019 Compliance

Nearly two years after implementation, market participants discuss how increased transparency and research unbundling rules have impacted their business

Investment firms find potential Priips loophole

Nov 14, 2019 Documentation

A new solution has emerged as firms struggle under the burden of producing KIDs, which continues to limit supply to retail investors

Buyside needs to step up SFTR efforts

Nov 12, 2019 Compliance

Even though asset managers aren’t officially required to be compliant with the new securities financing rules for another year, some think this deadline is a misnomer

Emir v Mifid II: clearing and trading obligations align

Nov 7, 2019 Compliance

The initial confusion over how the two frameworks interact – brought by Emir refit – seems to be resolved

Industry has lost interest in Mifid II

Nov 6, 2019 Compliance

Brokerage and legal sources explain that they're bored of talking about the European directive and are awaiting regulators' next move