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27 - 28 September
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel,

MiFID II Implementation - The 5th Annual European Practitioners' Forum

Specifically timed to address final FCA and ESMA releases, market outcomes and Firms’ readiness as the January 2018 deadline approaches.

Join Regulators, Buy-Side and Sell-Side Firms!

What's on the agenda for 2017?

Regulatory Landscape

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

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

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

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

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


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

Repapering & Project Management

Tackling the Documentation and Repapering Challenges Associated with MiFID II Implementation

New Investor Protection Requirements for Record Keeping, Call Recording

What are the Implementation Experiences and Expectations to Date 

Trade & Transaction Reporting

Practical Challenges of Meeting the New Trade and Transaction Reporting Requirements

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

The 5th Annual MiFID II Forum in numbers


Plus, also attend the two practical workshops:

Pre-Conference Workshop - 26 September 2017:

Navigating the Regulatory and Operational Challenges of MiFID II Implementation

  • Conflicts of Interest, Inducements and Investment Research
  • Best Execution
  • Product Governance
  • Governance & Oversight Frameworks
  • Future for MiFID II Regulation
Post-Conference Workshop - 29 September 2017:

Practical Guidance Trade & Transaction Reporting Under MiFIR

  • European Regulatory Reporting Landscape
  • MiFID Transaction Reporting
  • Regulatory Challenges and Governance
  • MiFID Transaction Reporting
  • Operational Oversight and Assurance
Workshop Style & Leader

These workshops are designed to be participative throughout combining key formal presentations, case studies and syndicate discussion sessions. Delegates will be able to benchmark experiences with industry peers and raise issues of most concern to their organisation, either confidentially or in open session.

Vivienne Bannigan, Founder 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 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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