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Data Management Review

MiFID II is a far-reaching regulatory directive, years in the works, but now just a few short months from taking effect on January 3. The European Union regulation will have global impact, in areas including unbundling payments for asset management research, allowing systematic internalizers latitude to handle more types of instruments, data management methods and the definition of best execution of trades. In addition, MiFID II tightens the transparency requirements for order detail disclosure and transaction reporting.

Join the webinar to find out about:

  • The industry’s grasp on the multiple functions and aspects subject to MiFID II
  • Preparedness for the upcoming deadline and what may happen after January 3
  • How the directive may affect business with parties outside the EU
  • How the directive may change how financial services firms conduct trading

Speakers:

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Moderator: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer,
A-Team Group

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Stephen Hanks, Manager, Markets Division, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

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Ben Stephens, Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Instinet

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Ian Jones, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Truphone

More About Our Speakers:

Stephen Hanks
Manager, Markets Division
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Stephen Hanks worked on the original negotiations on MiFID whilst at HM Treasury. He then joined the FCA’s predecessor organisation at the end of 2006 since when he has worked mainly on wholesale markets issues, including sitting on a number of ESMA task forces and working groups. Stephen co-ordinated the FCA’s work on the negotiations on the revised MiFID framework legislation and is now involved in the FCA’s work on implementation.

Ben Stephens
Managing Director, Head of Business Development
Instinet

A member of Instinet Europe's operating committee, Ben is responsible for the firm's regional products, including algorithmic trading and analytics; Newport, the firm's award-winning EMS; and the liquidity venue BlockMatch MTF. He leads the region's MiFID2 implementation strategies, as well as Instinet's best execution and transaction reporting activities. Prior to joining Instinet in 2013, Ben spent three years at Nomura as Head of Quant Prime Brokerage, and 3 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the electronic trading business. Instinet, with its agency execution model, global footprint, and top-ranked front, middle and back office capabilities, is uniquely positioned at the epicentre of the changes being driven by regulatory and market forces in Europe.

Ian Jones
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Truphone

Ian has worked globally with organisations in different sectors and of various sizes for over 20 years. He is a lecturer on legal ethics, regulatory compliance and risk management and a member of the Law Society Conveyancing and Land Law Committee, as well as being the Chair of its Regulatory Working Group. In addition, Ian is also the author of the widely read “Butterworths In-House Lawyers Handbook” and a contributor to “Butterworths Guide to the Legal Services Act 2007”.

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