Multi-firm review findings published this week by the FCA has found that, post-MiFID II, most asset managers have chosen to pay for research from their own revenues, instead of using their clients’ funds. Firms have also improved their accountability and scrutiny of both research and execution costs, including where firms have chosen to charge research costs to clients. This has resulted in investors in UK-managed equity portfolios saving around £70 million in the first six months of 2018 across a sample of firms. The review also indicated that research budgets have fallen by 20-30%.
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Date: 7 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Asset managers, hedge funds, insurance firms, and other buy-side firms globally are becoming more active in their approach to market surveillance, as regulatory pressure to up their game mounts. Buy-side firms are now building out their surveillance infrastructure as they seek to...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has relaxed its requirements regarding the publication by execution venues and firms of the general best execution reports required under RTS 27 and 28 of MiFID II, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement issued on 31 March, the regulator noted...
We’re thrilled to introduce you to our new Data Management Summit Europe Virtual event. Yes that’s right, all the fantastic content shared by A-Team’s unique community of practitioner experts that you’ve come to know and love from our Data Management Summit live events in London is now going to be made available to you online, so you can watch or listen at your leisure – whether that’s in your office, on your commute, or from the comfort of your own home.
Need to know all the essentials about the regulations impacting trading infrastructure? Welcome to the first edition of our A-Team Trading Regulations Handbook which provides all the essentials about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team’s Trading Regulations Handbook is a great way to see at-a-glance: All the regulations that are impacting trading technology...