Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

MiFID Level 2 text on the table

BRUSSELS – In early February, the European Commission tabled formal draft proposals for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) Level 2 text, detailing new trade reporting and transparency requirements for securities industry participants.

FSA simplifies training and competence rules

The UK Financial Services Authority has confirmed that its detailed rules on training and competence (T&C) will not apply from next year to those individuals in financial firms who deal only with wholesale or non-private customers.

More IT for MiFID

MiFID's success hinges on IT prospects, write Choongo Moonga and Phil Craig . But many in the industry are balking at the costs involved

MiFID's Cold Reception

The UK's Financial Services Authority is worried about what the new regulations will mean for British investment firms.

MiFID Winners and Losers

A piece of compliance is presenting firms with such a technology hurdle that industry players are predicting a new host of opportunities.

The Gathering MiFID Storm

A new regulation from the European Union will transform market structure—and cost investment firms billions to comply. In the meantime, IT strategists are taking a leading role in lobbying European regulators.

MiFID: the race to comply

The EU's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive has been described as one of the most far-reaching overhauls of the financial industry ever. But with Basel II dominating the headlines, few firms have yet started to prepare in earnest for the 2007…

In a muddle over MiFID

The EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) has appeared like a bolt from the blue for most op risk managers. Should they be scared? By Duncan Wood

UK FSA calls off 'Systems and Controls', industry irate

The UK's Financial Services Authority announced at the September meeting of the Operational Risk Standing Group (ORSG) that it would be delaying, until further notice, the implementation of the Prudential Sourcebook text for 'systems and controls'.

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