The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (Mifid
II) goes live on January 3 2018, just 15 weeks after this
Report's publication. Despite this impending go-live date, and
the fact that EU member states have already transposed the
Directive's provisions into national laws and regulations (July
2017), the process of interpretation of the text and
understanding its implications is still ongoing.
This Report provides a crucial glimpse into the way