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28 February - 1 March 2017

MiFID II Implementation Forum

Join Regulators, Buy- and Sell-Side at this 4th Annual Forum to address the latest regulatory developments, market impacts and operational challenges

What's on the agenda for 2017?

Regulatory Landscape

EU Commission Perspective: Clarifying the Current Regulatory Position and Interdependencies with other Regulatory Initiatives

Addressing Brexit’s Potential Impact on MiFID II and 3rd Country Equivalence

FCA Perspective: Feedback on Expectations for MiFID II Adoption and Key Messages for Firms

Market Structure & Best Execution

Remaining MTFs vs OTFs vs SIs Issues and Key Practical Business Implications for Equities and Non-Equities

Compliance with the New Best Execution Disclosure Requirements

Implementation of the New Market Making, DEA, Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading Systems and Controls to Date


Examining Equity Pre- and Post-Trade Transparency Requirements Including the Impact on Dark Pools Trading Caps

Impact of Non-Equity Pre- and Post-Trade Transparency Requirements Including Liquid Market Definitions and Emergence of the APA

Practical Impact of the New Derivatives Trading Obligations including Cross Border and Calibration Issues

Product Governance & Unbundling

Product Governance Challenges including Defining Target Market for Suitability and Appropriateness

Costs and Charges Disclosure Challenges and Requirements

Finalised Research Unbundling Rules and Practical Implications

Project Implementation

Position of Current MiFID II Implementation Projects and Guidance on Meeting Regulatory and Business Expectation

New Investor Protection Requirements for Record Keeping, Call Recording, Trade Reconstruction and Retention and Monitoring

Trade & Transaction Reporting

Practical Challenges of Meeting the New Transaction Reporting Requirements

How are the New Trade and Transaction Reporting Requirements Being Met in Practice

The 4th Annual MiFID II Forum in numbers


Workshop: Navigating the Regulatory and Operational Challenges of MiFID II Implementation

Key topics covered include:
  • Conflicts of Interest, Inducements and Investment Research
  • Best Execution
  • Product Governance
  • Governance & Oversight Frameworks
  • Future for MiFID II Regulation
Workshop style

This workshop is designed to be participative. The agenda will combine key formal presentations, case studies and syndicate discussion sessions. There will be ample opportunity for delegates to benchmark experiences with industry peers and raise issues of most concern to their organisation, either confidentially or in open session.

Workshop leader

Vivienne Bannigan, Found of Granuaile has extensive experience in Wholesale Capital Markets in both the public and private banking sector in the UK and internationally. She advises senior management on regulatory policy changes, facilitating the designing of business strategy and frameworks to manage the regulatory and operational risk. Vivienne has extensive experience gained as a regulator, a consultant, an Operations Compliance Director and BBA’s lead policy director of members' response to MiFID II.

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