Denmark to pre-empt Mifid II on inducements ban

Industry opposes 2017 implementation, which would "endanger" investor protection

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Danish Industry associations oppose early implementation of Mifid II's inducements ban

Dealers and fund managers in Denmark are pushing back over a proposal that would bring elements of Europe's trading and transparency rules into effect in the country one year early.

The so-called inducement ban in the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) is slated to enter into force in Denmark on January 1, 2017. This is a year earlier than it would take effect across the European Union because a one-year delay to the regime is close to finalisation.

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