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The Technology Impacts of Mifid II (Part 1)

Mifid II, set to come into force at the start of January 2018, will have far-reaching consequences for large numbers of European market participants, not only from an operational perspective, but also, significantly, in terms of their technology stacks…

Variation Margin Requirements: The New Big Bang

On March 1 this year, a new set of requirements for variation margins on derivatives trades take effect that will affect nearly all market participants across both cleared and non-cleared derivatives. In the run-up to the deadline, John Brazier finds…

The Reporting Drama of Mifid II

Under Mifid II, asset managers will be responsible for fulfilling their own trade and transaction reporting requirements.