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Recorded Webinar: How to maximise data sources created by MiFID II

24 May 2018

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) creates new data sources that could be used to identify business opportunities and gain competitive edge. The sources include Approved Publication Arrangements (APA) and ESMA’s Financial Instruments Reference Data System (FIRDS). The regulation also mandates use of standard data, disaggregated market data feeds, and ISINs for OTC derivatives. So much data, but what to do with it? The webinar will review data sources created by MiFID II, detail how they – along with other required data – can be maximised for business benefit, and question whether the new sources will change the pecking order in financial trading.

Listen to the webinar to find out about:

  • Data sources created by MiFID II
  • Details of their data content
  • How to maximise new sources
  • Potential business opportunities
  • Winners and losers in the new regime


Gaurav Bansal Founder
Regulatory Consultant Tier 1 Banks
Alex Wolcough Director
John Mason Global Head of Regulatory & Market Structure Strategic Response & Propositions
Moderator: Sarah Underwood Editor
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Gaurav Bansal



Gaurav is the founding partner at RCloud. He is a Transformation expert, specialising in Risk and Regulatory Change. Over the years, he has successfully led and delivered large scale change programmes, managing annual budgets of up to 30 MN dollars, for industry leading organisations such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse & Fidelity. He is an expert at designing Target Operating Model for various business functions such as Market Risk, Operational Risk, Finance, Front Office, Trading and Investment Research.

Alex Wolcough



Alex Wolcough has over 20 years experience within the Financial Markets with a particular focus on the Front Office, Market Structure and Regulation. He has  closely followed the development of MiFiD since 2014 when the first rules were drawn up and continues to advise firms today on how to optimise their business in the current environment.

John Mason

Global Head of Regulatory & Market Structure Strategic Response & Propositions


In this role, John and his team are responsible for ensuring that Thomson Reuters is effectively addressing the industry’s regulatory challenges – of which MiFID is a particular focus area – and developing solutions across the entire product range to meet the evolving requirements of the financial market participants.

Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Mason ran the European Enterprise Solutions for Bloomberg and was also their Global Head of Regulatory Reporting. Before joining Bloomberg Mason was the Chief Operating Officer for Core One Technologies prior to its sale to Markit.

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