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Recorded Webinar: MiFID II trading technology requirements – what’s worked and what hasn’t?

13 March 2018

The incredible breadth of coverage of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) always meant there were going to be workarounds. Now that the implementation deadline of January 3, 2018 has passed, how did the marketplace fare in its attempts to comply, where was it successful, and which areas still need work?

Listen to the webinar to find out about:

  • What happened on January 3, 2018
  • Compliance levels of trading organisations
  • What has been going well since Day 1
  • Which requirements need more work
  • How best to replace workarounds


Rachel Przybylski Head of Business Delivery, Office of the CTO
Man Group
Benjamin Santos-Stephens Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Kennedy Head of Analytic Services
Thomson Reuters
Moderator: Sarah Underwood Editor
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Benjamin Santos-Stephens

Chief Executive Officer


Ben is CEO of ClearToken, a clearing house for digital assets currently in the process of seeking authorisation to become the first digitally native financial market infrastructure (FMI) for clearing and settlement. Ben is also a Non-Executive Director at digital asset Fintech Globalcap and former CTO and Managing Director of Nomura’s digital asset trading business, Laser Digital. He was formerly Global Head of Product Management at Instinet responsible for strategy & business development across software, trading, clearing and analytics.

Thomas Kennedy

Head of Analytic Services

Thomson Reuters

Thomas Kennedy is an accomplished and high performing business executive with deep expertise in the application of analytics, cloud services and emerging technologies and a passion for big data. He joined Thomson Reuters in 2010, playing a critical part in the development of the Analytics and Platform business. Prior to that, Thomas worked at KX Systems and at Pie Screening Ltd where as the CTO, he was key in the development of the firm’s real-time supply chain platform. Thomas holds a Master of Science degree in Financial Services from the University of Limerick.

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