MISSING THE MARK

BLOG - June 4, 2018

As Best Execution requirements have significantly tightened under MiFID II, venue analysis has become an important mantra within buyside circles....

DELAYS, TANTRUMS AND TEETHING TROUBLES

BLOG - February 7, 2018

The dawning of MiFID II was reminiscent in some ways of the opening of Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport in 2008. All hands were seemingly at the...

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

BLOG - November 13, 2017

The clock is ticking very loudly as the 3 January 2018 MiFID II deadline approaches fast. Not surprisingly, buy and sellside firms are intently...

CHANGE IS HARD BUT CRUCIAL FOR SUCCESS

BLOG - October 3, 2017

Despite, or maybe because of, the political and financial upheavals of the past few years, change seems to be a daunting prospect for the...

FOCUS ON COSTS, OR ELSE…

BLOG - July 18, 2017

It was only a matter of time before Britain’s £7tn asset management industry came under scrutiny and the Financial Conduct Authority’s 112 page...

OUT OF THE DARK

BLOG - June 15, 2017

There has been a lot of scare mongering about the impact of the double volume caps coming into effect under MiFID II, but investors are still in...

RESISTING THE URGE TO MERGE

BLOG - May 10, 2017

Bigger is not always better. Ask the European Commission which is in the habit of blocking mega mergers with the Deutsche Börse /London Stock...

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