Firms that fail to put processes in place to meet the requirements of MiFID II now will undoubtedly feel the strain - both financially and operationally - in the near future, warns Matt Riordan
As is often the case with sequels, MiFID II is more ambitious, more expansive and arguably more confusing than its predecessor. With the January 2018 deadline now less than one month away, firms throughout the financial sector have been putting the necessary strategies in place to meet MiFID II's increased compliance requirements, which aim to safeguard market quality, regain consumer trust, provide robust levels of investor protection and increase transparency throughout the industry. Transparency...
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