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Examining the business implications of MiFID II
Examining the business implications of MiFID II
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Examining the business implications of MiFID II

24/06/2016

Florence Fontan

Florence Fontan

Head of Asset Owners

BNP Paribas Securities Services

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In the medium to long-term, the key issue that MiFID II raises is what the distribution model in Europe will be.

The immediate focus for managers is on the cost of compliance – the impact of the reporting that is going to be required under MiFID II.

Fund managers have been under a lot of scrutiny, feeling the impact of various new regulations over the past years, and now MiFID II is coming. In the medium to long-term, the key issue that MiFID II raises is what the distribution model in Europe will be.

There are questions surrounding the execution and suitability of products visa- vis clients that affects both asset managers and distributors. Managers do need to be clear on the definition and suitability of products for the end investors and advise distributors accordingly.

 

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