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MiFID II: The True Cost of Research Unbundling – Part One

The implementation of MiFID II in 2018 catalysed a maelstrom of regulatory modifications for financial institutions. One of the biggest changes was the requirement to separate the cost of investment research and corporate access from the cost of trade execution – forcing providers to drastically alter their models in order to comply with the explicit...


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Shield FC Announces Cloud-Enablement of Compliance Platform

Specialist RegTech provider Shield Financial Compliance has launched the cloud-enablement of its compliance platform, which offers regulation compliance monitoring across a range of eComms channels covering the data lifecycle from capture and record keeping to analysis and investigation, utilising AI, NLP and Visualization capabilities. The new cloud deployment platform is designed to offer financial institutions...

KYC Global Launches World’s First Risk-Based Customer Screening Solution

KYC identification specialist KYC Global Technologies has launched a new batch screening tool for customer identification, which it claims to be the first in the world to offer a 3D risk-based approach. In addition to customising how the searching of a customer’s name and meta-data should be carried out according to the customer’s risk profile,...

MiFID II: The True Cost of Research Unbundling – Part One

The implementation of MiFID II in 2018 catalysed a maelstrom of regulatory modifications for financial institutions. One of the biggest changes was the requirement to separate the cost of investment research and corporate access from the cost of trade execution – forcing providers to drastically alter their models in order to comply with the explicit...



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Getting eComms Surveillance Right

Demand for electronic communications (eComms) surveillance has risen in response to regulatory requirements and compliance needs to pinpoint problems such as market abuse without wasting time and resources reviewing false positives. Innovative technologies such as machine learning, natural language understanding (NLU) and other strands of artificial intelligence (AI) are improving financial services firms’ ability  to...

Quantity vs. Quality: An Evolving Research Paradigm

A revolution is under way in how buy-side firms conceptualize value in the research they consume. However, sell-side houses may be behind the curve in recognizing this. Driving this change in perception among buy-side firms is the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). Under MiFID II, buy-side firms have to pay for...

Minimising Market Manipulation False Positives: The Trick is in the Data

The focus on market manipulation has probably never been higher. In the wake of the Financial Crisis of 2008, with its multiple market manipulation scandals, regulators have ratcheted up compliance requirements for firms. The media has also sharpened its focus – the cost of a controls failure in this area can be catastrophic in terms...

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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

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MiFID II

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) builds on the original MiFID of 2007 to improve the competitiveness of European markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring protection for investors in financial instruments. Read everything you need to know and get access to all related content.

Regulatory Reporting

Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) provides an EU-wide regulatory framework on market abuse, including measures to enhance the attractiveness of securities markets for capital-raising through the prohibition of practices such as insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation. Find out more and access all our key resources here.

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