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November 2016

MiFID II: Coming Soon to a Business Near You

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What do you have planned for January 3rd 2018? It’s a little far out for most people to have a firm idea, but in the Financial Services world it’s the day that MiFID II takes effect, significantly changing the legislation around Financial Instruments. A report by IHS Markit and Expand released earlier this year estimated that preparing for MiFID II will cost the Financial Services industry more than two billion dollars, and require firms to work on the changes across much of 2017. How exactly MiFID II will affect you will vary quite widely depending on your business, with potential ramifications for IT and HR…

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