Tag: MiFID II deadline

MiFID II countdown
December 19, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

MiFID 2 implementation date: Hard or Soft?

The following article was written by Sophie Gerber, Director of regulatory and compliance solutions provider TRAction Fintech. Time is of the essence in the lead-up to MiFID II and MiFIR What is the implementation date for MiFIR & MiFID II? Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Is there likely to be any grace period for MiFID II…

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December 16, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

ESMA Q&A update on MiFID II focuses on best execution of OTC products

Pan European regulatory authority ESMA has added new Q&As on the implementation of investor protection topics under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Regulation (MiFID II/ MiFIR). MiFID II applies from January 2018 and will strengthen the protection of investors by both introducing new requirements and reinforcing existing ones. The purpose of the Q&A is…

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