The data gathering, retention and reporting requirements of Mifid II seem at odds with the enhanced personal data protection rules of the GDPR. But with careful consideration, financial institutions can balance their regulatory obligations under the two pieces of legislation, although the road to compliance is far from smooth, as Kirsten Hyde reports.
Esma has released the first figures to support Mifid II’s caps on the percentage of equities trading that can be transacted on dark pools. However, critics warn that although the delay has given Esma more time to validate data and clean up queries, the absence of a consolidated tape will remain an obstacle. By Philip Alexander
Experts welcome transitional relief but say equivalence is not an appropriate basis for free-trade agreements.
JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management's CIO brings the pace of the trading floor to asset management.
Jesse Lund talks about real uses for DLT in the capital markets, lessons learned while rolling out IBM's blockchain platform, and what’s ahead for 2018, and into 2019.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails