The European Commission sent all of us on a new mission with the MiFID 2 regulation: a transparency mission. Everything has to be, or at least should, transparent to the investor. Above all, costs. Continue reading “Total Cost of Ownership and the Rolling Twelve Months”
Common Reporting Standard (CRS) è il nuovo standard globale per lo scambio automatico di informazioni finanziarie tra le autorità fiscali di vari Paesi di tutto il mondo, o quasi. Al momento sono 95 le nazioni che hanno aderito.
Dal 2007 tutti gli operatori finanziari fanno compilare ai propri clienti un questionario per soddisfare il dettato della direttiva europea MiFID (direttiva sui mercati degli strumenti finanziari. La prossima entrata in vigore di MiFID II implica qualche modifica anche per il questionario. Continue reading “Il questionario MiFID II”
There are high expectations about MiFID 2 (Market in Financial Instruments Directive), that is considered one of the most impacting European directive for financial intermediaries, as it considerably extends the range of former directive MiFID 1. Continue reading “MiFID-2: See You on 2018 says ESMA (Maybe)”
[IN] was our first International Customer Conference and we can now safely say that the bet fully paid off. Continue reading “A Great International Customer Conference”
On 29 September 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) submitted to the European Commission a package of final regulatory and implementing technical standards regarding Directive 2014/65/EU (MiFID II) and Regulation (EU) No. 600/2014 (MiFIR). Continue reading “MIFID II Transaction Reporting “Data Management and Data Protection Challenges””
Concerning the initiatives that protect retail customers, the communication released by CONSOB on the 22nd of December 2014 brought forward a number of MIFID 2 elements for early enactment. In particular, the CONSOB text strongly regulated the retailisation process, that is the distribution of investment products to retail customers that were previously intended only for institutional or professional investors. Continue reading “Retailisation: software supporting sales processes is going to change”