The US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill requiring the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study the provision of investment research for small issuers. It will require the SEC to explore a broad range of issues including among others the demand for research by institutional and retail investors; the availability of research; the volume of research over time; current competition in the research market; the costs of research; potential conflicts of interest in the production and distribution process; and the impact of different payment mechanisms. The bill has now been passed to the Senate for approval.
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US Congress Approves Major Study into MiFID II Research
Date: 7 December 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Regulatory change has become part of the fabric of capital markets. It has also become increasingly complex as more regulations are introduced, significant amendments are made frequently, and small changes are made on a rolling basis – the whole...
US surveillance technology specialist Relativity has forged a strategic deal to integrate Proofpoint Inc.’s Enterprise Archive solution with its own Relativity Trace AI-driven surveillance platform. Together, the two companies plan to help regulated entities address the archiving challenges posed by the SEC and Finra, as well as rules around market manipulation and insider trading, such...
Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges...