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ICMA Webinar: MiFID II/R implications for Russia and other CIS countries
 
Supported by MOEX and NFA

Date and Time

Date: 29 November 2018
Time: 15:00-16:00 (Moscow time) | 12:00-13:00 (London time)


Event Overview

MiFID II/R came into force on 3 January 2018. The scope of this regulation is exceptionally broad and has presented enormous implementation challenges for fixed income markets, affecting participants both within and outside the European Union. Its impact is also felt in Russia and CIS markets and elsewhere.

During the webinar, Andy Hill, Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA provided an overview of the main changes that MiFID II/R would bring to European fixed income market structure and operation and highlighted the opportunities that have been created for new market entrants and new ways of doing business. 

Among the topics covered:
  • Market structure topics;
  • Best execution requirements and market practice;
  • Bond market transparency;
  • Product governance;
  • Research distribution;
  • European market participants challenges in implementing MiFIDII/R requirements;
  • Implications for non-EU firms.
In addition the call covered:
  • Overview of the regulatory initiatives on the identification and reporting of SFTs;
  • Impact of the CSD Regulation mandatory buy-ins and fixed income market participants.

The presentation can be downloaded here.