A passing storm?

Author: | Published: 23 Apr 2019

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...