Communications with clients under MiFID II

Financial Markets Alert

Financial Markets Alert

Mandatory Trading in Derivatives under MiFID II

MiFID II introduces a mandatory trading requirement for certain MiFID derivatives contracts to be traded on prescribed trading venues.

03 October 2016

Government proposes to narrow scope of "advising on investments" regulated activity

HM Treasury is consulting on aligning the UK definition of regulated financial advice with that in MiFID.

29 September 2016

Narrowing of exemptions under MiFID II

MiFID II makes various adjustments to the exemptions under MiFID I, largely with the aim of tightening the regime and increasing investor protection.

26 September 2016

Multilateral and Bilateral Trading under MiFID II – How is my platform/venue categorised?

We examine the regulation of trading venues under MiFID II.

20 September 2016

Changes to scope under MiFID II

We examine changes to the investment services and activities, and financial instruments, within scope of regulation as a result of MiFID II.

12 September 2016

MiFID II - The Final Countdown

We look at the current state of play of the MiFID II package and its implementation.

05 September 2016

EMIR UPDATE – Margin rules and other developments

The European Commission has endorsed draft rules on margin requirements for non-cleared OTC derivatives contracts (“Margin RTS”).

08 August 2016




European Commission issues positive verdict on the CRD IV remuneration rules

The European Commission has published its report on the remuneration rules for banks and large investment firms under the CRD IV framework.

03 August 2016

MiFID II – an ongoing priority

The first publication in our MiFID II series looks at the implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU for MiFID II implementation.

21 July 2016

Brexit - What Next For Financial Services?

A look at what financial services firms can be doing now in light of the UK’s decision to leave the EU

19 July 2016

Recognition of “pre-marketing” an AIF in France

French regulator recently relaxes its policy on the marketing of AIFs in France to allow “pre-marketing” in certain circumstances.

13 July 2016