Proving your worth

Issues of best execution – how to define it, achieve it, and measure it – continue to garner attention both externally from global regulators and internally from buy-side traders and portfolio managers eager to improve and measure their performance. Now, more thorough vigilance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the pending EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid) have brought best execution under the spotlight, further emphasising the need for managers to for