It is no secret that IFLR is passionate about Mifid II.
We have been in a semi-serious relationship with the European
regulation since its inception, and have remained so long after
it came into effect on January 3 2018. It played a large role
in spawning our new sister title, Practice Insight, which takes
a deep dive into how the regulation – among others
– is really being interpreted by the financial
services industry, and helping to provide clarity.
That being said, as a general rule, Practice Insight's
coverage has been fairly euro-centric. While this might not
come as too much of a surprise given that Mifid II is a
European directive, it is inherently obvious that a regulatory
switchup of this magnitude is going to have...