Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 103: Mifid II is Now Law; How to Apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards

Anthony and James take a look back on the week that was in Mifid II and give insights on how best to apply for the Women in Data & Tech Awards.


On January 3, the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) officially went live. Anthony and James take a look at some of the key challenges and concerns ahead. Then, for those interested in entering the inaugural Women in Data & Technology Awards, they provide something of a FAQ. Finally, Tony rants and raves about how people not shoveling their sidewalks is a sign of society’s decay. 

Mifid II
2:30 Mifid II is live: A health check as to how it’s going.
4:15 What happens over the next few months?
6:00 A quick history.
8:30 Are regulations too slow to keep up with tech? (Hint: Yes.)
10:15 Are we done with big, bulky regulations like Dodd-Frank and Mifid II? (Hint: No.)
12:00 A look at the global nature of regulation, and the problems that creates.

(See below for links to all of our Mifid II stories)

Women in Data & Technology Awards
15:00 How to apply for the Women in Data & Technology Awards.

19:45 Tony rants about people who don’t shovel their sidewalks. (Note: Strong language is used… liberally.)

Our global coverage of implementation day:

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakiananthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

James: @JimRundle; james.rundle@infopro-digital.com

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 93: Recaps of Sibos Toronto, Risk USA & Sifma DC

Episode 94: The CME's Bitcoin Play & FSB Worries About AI

Episode 95: Bitcoin/Blockchain News, BNP's Acquisition, Post-Trade Tech

Episode 96: CAT Concerns & Big Tech Takes Aim at Asset Managers

Episode 97: C-Level Execs Talk Bitcoin, Fintechs, Cognitive Computing & Open-Source Tech 

Episode 98: A Focus on Asia, Rolet Out at LSEG, Nasdaq's Bitcoin Futures

Episode 99: Fintech and Innovation, a Discussion

Episode 100: Bitcoin Futures...Again

Episode 101: The Top 10 Stories of 2017

Episode 102: The Best of Longform Journalism in 2017

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