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Is MiFID II a burden or an opportunity?

Market abuse has fractured the reputation of the financial markets and dented investor confidence. Global regulators have responded with billion dollar fines and regulatory initiatives such as MiFID I, MAR and Dodd-Frank. The market is now counting down to the next major initiative, which will be MiFID II in January 2018.

As we approach the deadline to MiFID II, market participants are experiencing enormous pressure to meet this regulatory mandate on time. In addition, external pressure to deliver the best returns to investors continues to increase. While these are additional burdens, they can also be seen as important opportunities as b-next’s David Ririe explains in this Telegraph Business Reporter video.

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