Impact of MiFID II: Unbundling, the Sell Side and Research Trends
Originally appeared on the Flextrade website, 11th October 2016, by Ivy Schmerken. The piece includes quotes from our Co-Founder Vicky Sanders.
European regulators are pressing to unbundle research payments from executions. Experts say that a regulatory overhaul driven by MiFID II has the potential to disrupt the global research industry.
Many industry watchers maintain it will put pressure on sell-side firms that support teams of analysts as well as independent research providers. It’s not clear if firms will need to unbundle the menu of research services they provide, including research reports, calls with analysts, corporate access to management teams and conferences…
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