Structured Products Nordic Region: Swedish regulator warns of information overload

Bridging the gap between transparency and overload

With the European Commission's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) negotiations still under way and its Packaged Retail Investment Products (Prips) regulation set to come into force in July, meeting the requirements on quality of product information, sales practices and conflict-of-interest issues constitute some of the biggest challenges for distributors and issuers, says Magnus Björkman, head of division, securities business law at Finansinspektionen, Sweden's financial super

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