Recorded Webinar: To be MiFID II or not to be? Approaches for 2018 and who is ready?30 November 2017
A candid review of the state of the market, which countries will transpose Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) on time and who will be ready to meet the compliance deadline of 3 January 2018? The webinar will provide valuable insights into how customers are addressing the challenges of MiFID II and what more needs to be done to get firms over the finishing line.
Listen to the webinar to find out about:
- Whether implementation will be on time
- Which countries are ahead and why?
- What sectors are ready or will soon be ready
- How 2018 will look and what changes can we expect
- What firms should focus on now for 2018
More about our speakers:
Director, European Public Policy
International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA)
James Roberts joined ISDA as a Director in European Public Policy in 2016. Prior to joining ISDA, Mr. Roberts spent over 5 years working in policy roles at the UK Financial Conduct Authority and its predecessor organisation, the Financial Services Authority. Initially focussed on prudential regulation such as CRD IV and BRRD, as well as the EBA review of the prudential requirements for investment firms, after 4 years Mr. Roberts moved to work on MiFID II and EMIR, sitting on various ESMA taskforces.
Mr. Roberts holds a BA from the University of Warwick, and an MSc from the University of Oxford.
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.
The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU);
Peter joined the company in August 2016 following 25 years at Thomson Reuters. During his time at Thomson Reuters he established the Thomson Reuters Enterprise business, lead the integration of the Thomson Financial and Reuters businesses, ran data and technology operations as CTO and most recently lead the Financial Division, a global $6bn revenue business.
Peter graduated from Bristol University with honours in Mathematics and Computer Science.
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