Banks weigh call for extra delay to parts of Mifid II

Some want the new regime to be phased – on top of mooted one-year delay

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HM Treasury: opposes Mifid II phasing

Banks are considering asking for further relief from Europe's new trading and transparency regime, as officials edge towards formal approval of a proposed one-year delay. The idea of phasing implementation – in addition to the delay – has split the industry, however, with some warning against asking for too much.

"It's being discussed, but there are lots of views on whether it should be phased or delayed more. There are lots of legal people on industry calls not agreeing," says a regulatory

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