MIFID II

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, more commonly known as MiFID II, is no longer just about compliance. With the deadline already behind us, firms now need to focus on the next stage of remaining compliant and operating successfully in what is becoming an increasingly competitive and highly-regulated marketplace. MiFID II’s impacts are far reaching, both in terms of the macro structure of the overall financial markets and the internal functional areas within the financial institutions themselves. There is no room for post- deadline complacency.
MiFID II: Testing Strategy

MiFID II: Testing Strategy

With the MiFID II implementation deadline already upon us, Brickendon’s expert consultants look at the importance of adopting a cohesive test strategy.

MiFID II: The importance of data quality and lineage

MiFID II: The importance of data quality and lineage

With the MiFID II implementation deadline already upon us, Brickendon’s experts look at the issues associated with data quality and lineage and why it pays to have a globally consistent strategic and holistic approach to sourcing and populating data.

MiFID II: Documenting a Targeting Operating Model

MiFID II: Documenting a Targeting Operating Model

With the deadline for MiFID II compliance already having been delayed by a year to January 2018 in response to concerns about complexity, implementation plans should already be well under way in most financial institutions. Brickendon’s risk, regulation and data experts look at how implementing the correct Target Operating Model (TOM) could help organisations on the road to compliance.

MIFID II – Unbundling lessons from other industries 

MIFID II – Unbundling lessons from other industries 

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Brickendon Solution – Five steps to MiFID II implementation

Brickendon Solution – Five steps to MiFID II implementation

The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, aka MiFID II, remains one of the most talked about regulations in the financial services sector. Its impacts are far reaching – both in terms of the macro structure of the overall financial markets and the internal functional areas within the financial institutions themselves.