As the leading data exchange serving the European regulatory market, we have an overview that few others can enjoy. We get to see the perspective of both those who provide data under MiFID II and those who need the data. These two groups can also generally be neatly broken down (at least regarding product governance…

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With MiFID II and PRIIPs fast approaching there will be winners and losers in the asset management industry. To be a winner, you must ensure you are servicing the regulatory needs of your clients. It’s basic economics that if you increase the cost of something it becomes less appealing. Therefore it should come as no…

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The great stampede is underway, the headlong rush of asset management firms to get their EPT (PRIIPs) and EMT (MiFID II) templates into the data exchange marketplace is well and truly underway. Much like the great wildebeest migrations on the plains of Africa, there are unfortunately more than one water buffalo looking forlornly across the…

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Asset managers may miss the deadlines of their insurance and wealth management partners for MiFID II and PRIIPs data delivery as they’re too focused on the end of year regulatory starting point and ignoring full preparation time, according to panellists and contributors at Silverfinch’s recent conference. The majority of asset managers are collating their data…

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We have one major point to make about MiFID II – don’t be fooled into thinking that you can avoid it because the chances are, if you’re in any way involved in investments, then you’re going to have to take some action as a result of the new rules. There’s no easy way to magic…

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Silverfinch, the leading regulatory data exchange, is hosting a keynote event dedicated to the biggest regulatory challenges facing London’s finance industry – the January 2018 introduction of MiFID II and PRIIPs. The event, which takes place on 6th September at the America Square Conference Centre in London, will include panel debates with leading industry figures…

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Regulators are fast pressing on with their plans, but not all stakeholders are doing enough to meet the demanding requirements. This article appeared in Money Marketing on the 2nd August.  By John Dowdall From 3 January, Mifid II product governance will call for a change in how fund distributors and their asset management partners communicate…

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To understand what steps are needed before Mifid II comes into force. To learn how product governance will work under the new directive. To understand whose responsibility various aspects of Mifid II compliance will be. By CTO Ronan Brennan, this article originally appeared in FT Adviser. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (Mifid II) is…

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