With the launch of MiFID II on January 3rd 2018, many firms had concerns about the impact it would have on the industry and markets in general. Would firms still be able to function or would the markets grind to a halt? The outcome, as we enter into Q2 of 2018 is that things have…

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Some alternative managers have pro-actively adapted their business strategy and practices to minimise exposure to the emergence of heavyweight regulations such as MiFID II. However, it is not always desirable or easy to segment your business this way. With the introduction of Solvency II, we saw that the intended target of the regulation (insurers) is…

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Silverfinch, Europe’s leading regulatory data exchange, has entered into an agreement with ICE Data Services, part of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), to allow ICE’s wealth, asset management and insurance clients to receive information required for the new MiFID II and Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) regulations through ICE Data Services. The new rules come…

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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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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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