Financial

New year, new regulations: MiFID II is up and running After almost a decade of discussion, debate, uncertainty and a healthy amount of trepidation, on 3 January 2018, the revamped MiFID II – the second markets in financial instruments directive – was implemented throughout the...

With all the last-minute panic about exorbitant costs and looming deadlines, the very worthwhile intentions at the heart of MiFID II are in danger of being overlooked. What MiFID Aims to Do The second set of regulations for MiFID (markets in financial instruments directive) comes into force...

Our planet is thought to come closest to the sun on 3 January each year. This day in 2018 could also see investors in financial services moving closer to the light, as it is the launch date for MiFID II. The directive is an upgrade to...

  After much debate and delay, which may lead to some parts of the financial industry scrambling to prepare in time, the requirement to produce key information documents (KIDs) for all packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs), often in several languages, will become law on...