About Practice Insight

Practice Insight is Euromoney Institutional Investor's news service for lawyers, tracking how financial institutions are implementing Europe’s capital markets rules.

Regulatory uncertainty now drives everything from liquidity, banks’ capital stacks and transaction reporting to the fundamental structure of the market.

But with the scope for interpretation of rules so broad, financial institutions are finding it almost impossible to establish market consensus. Their legal advisors, meanwhile, are struggling to form a clear view on their client base’s current thinking.

Practice Insight has launched to ease this regulatory uncertainty. It provides clarity on how the market is interpreting regulatory actions within Europe’s capital markets.

It does this by speaking to those on the inside. Our team of experienced reporters talks to banks, asset managers, exchanges and trading platforms about how they are complying – or failing to comply – with the raft of national, EU and global reforms. No one else in the market does this.

Practice Insight is split into conduct, compliance and documentation. At launch our coverage focuses on

  • Mifid II/Mifir
  • Priips
  • Prospectus Rules
  • Libor/BMR
  • Brexit
  • MAR
  • Emir

As rules change, our content will shift too. But our coverage will always reflect the issues troubling our market.

Practice Insight subscribers receive:

Account manager: Tolu Babalola
Tel: +44 207 779 8165
Email: tolu.babalola@euromoneyplc.com

Account manager: Theo Salvesen
Tel: : +44 (0)20 7779 8626
Email: Theodor.Salvesen@euromoneyplc.com

For law firms

Track how the client-side is interpreting rules

For partners: Secure mandates and retain clients with Practice Insight’s deep coverage of in-house views. We track the pain points of market participants either struggling to comply with – or seeking opportunities from – global, national and EU rulemaking. Practice Insight’s in-house views enable you to have commercial – not simply legal – conversations with clients.

For associates: Build your experience beyond black-letter analysis and learn how your advice is actually affecting clients’ business practices. By gathering a wide range of opinions from European capital markets specialists, Practice Insight helps you understand partners’ client conversations.

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For financial institutions

Discover what’s market. Build consensus

Practice Insight tells you what’s market within the European debt and equity capital markets. By speaking with the in-house teams, syndicate desks and regulatory specialists within your peer banks, Practice Insight builds consensus on issues often too granular or politicised for the industry bodies to grapple with.

Our panel of 200 senior lawyers, capital structurers, syndicate heads and traders within European banks explain to us how they are reacting to changing regulations.

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For trading platforms

Guard against regulatory threats. Identify market opportunities

European regulators’ drive for transparency in capital markets has had transformative effects on stock exchanges and trading platforms. From Mifid’s move to lit markets to Priips’ retail disclosure requirements, the impact on platforms has been profound.

Practice Insight speaks to all the major European venues about how their business models are changing, and the end-users about their altered relationship with the platforms. With regulation forcing the creation of so many new types of venue, it’s more important than ever to know what your competitors are doing.

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