Brokers contemplate breaking Mifid laws


Retail brokers serving millions of individual investors in the EU's biggest financial market execute trades through an intermediary, often a global bank. From November, some intermediaries will trade on new platforms that compete with exchanges and therefore, client consent would be required. The 12 intermediaries serving UK brokers have still to announce where they will execute orders and brokers with thousands of clients know that they will not be able to obtain written consent in time. They

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