Mifid II


Mifid II

Mifid II: What you need to know

Articles from 2018. Click here to view our Mifid II archive

Whether you’re after the basics or looking for more in-depth knowledge – such as how Mifid II tallies with US rules or what the buy side thinks about the upcoming regulation – we’ve got everything you need to know on Mifid II. We’ve grouped our archive of articles on the mammoth European regulation into two categories: Mifid Technical and Mifid Learning (below). Each section is in chronological order, with the most recent articles first.

Mifid Technical

Part two of a Mifid II special: Ticker 86
‘There has been no cliff edge, there’s been no massive disruption, but we are now seeing lots of little anecdotes of where behavior is changing’

Consultant offers Mifid II-readiness checklist for IR teams
Warns against a ‘wait and see’ approach

Bellevue manager: Build relationships as sell side shrinks
Paul Major talks corporate access, paid-for research and IR outsourcing in a post-Mifid world

Indorama IR head expects Mifid II to take hold in Asia
The European regulation will have an impact on IR in the region, says Richard Jones

A Mifid II special: Ticker 85
‘IR is in the process of changing from a purely communications function to more of a sales function’

Fifty days of Mifid II: A look at what’s changed
Companies relying heavily on brokers most affected by new regulation

Mifid II: US small caps said to eye paid-for research
Company-sponsored options face questions from some observers

Survey reveals client reporting as greatest
Mifid II implementation challenge Transaction and transparency reporting, inducements and research also cited

NBIM will not pay for non-deal roadshows
Investment manager seeks issuers’ assurance meetings will still take place

Will Mifid II lead research providers to start new funds?
Some research providers to compete with clients in bid to create new revenue stream or prove their capabilities

Mifid Learning

Thinking about Mifid II
The IR Magazine Think Tank – UK & Ireland 2017 in London explored several issues. Inevitably, Mifid II was top of the list

Hong Kong stays top of diverse Asia roadshow list
Four US cities and two from the UK make up top 10 most-visited roadshow destinations by Asian firms in 2017

Buy-side survey: Issuers remain unprepared for Mifid II
Complex firms such as those in life sciences could struggle to tell story, says Optimum Strategic Communications

Two trends identified due to Mifid II
Surveys indicate less sell-side corporate access and cut in European fund managers’ research budgets

Mifid II: A positive outlook for small and mid-cap companies
It’s not all doom and gloom as Mifid II comes into force

Mifid II: The rubber hits the road
After months of debate and discussion, it is finally D-Day for Mifid II

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