MiFID II Update - Key Developments & More
The FCA have just announced a review of how MiFID II rules on research and corporate access are being interpreted and applied, only months after MiFID II came into force in January 2018. Many other MiFID II requirements have also come under scrutiny by the market during this short period.
As its implications become apparent, MiFID II remains a hot topic.
This one hour webinar is suitable for compliance officers, approved persons at FCA authorised firms and financial services lawyers. Participants will learn how key aspects of this greatly anticipated and far ranging legislation have been implemented and about their impact on UK financial services.
What You Will Learn
The webinar will update participants on the following aspects of MiFID II:
- Best execution
- Client categorisation
- Corporate access
- Corporate hospitality (including interaction with the Bribery Act 2010)
- Investment advice
- Ongoing relationships
- Product governance
- Research unbundling
- Share issues
- Transaction costs
- Transaction reporting
The webinar will also consider:
- ESMA’s MiFID II Q&A’s on Investor Protection Topics
- The FCA’s latest pronouncements on MiFID II, including in its Business Plan 2018/2019
- The SME Growth Market, which is a new category of trading venue created by MiFID II, and proposed amendments aimed at encouraging small and medium-sized companies to access capital by listing on such markets