MiFiD II Applied Best Execution and Controls for Investment Firms

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MiFiD II Applied Best Execution and Controls for Investment Firms

Best execution is the obligation when acting on behalf of a client, to take all sufficient steps to obtain the best possible result for the execution of the client orders, having due regard to the wider market in any relevant instrument. The execution process has to be reflected in an execution policy, which must specify the execution venues, and, where derivatives are concerned, must address and distinguish between Exchange Traded products and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.

Best Execution as part of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive Recast (MiFID II) aims to strengthen investor protection by making markets more efficient and transparent. The first set of reporting expected to be produced by firms is April 2018.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn how to:

• Recognize and apply major requirements relating to Best execution by MiFiD 2
• Construct RTS 27
• Construct RTS 28
• Apply Best Execution as per CySec Law 87(i)/2017
• Utilize Best Execution requirements for internal processes optimization

Who Should attend

Dealing room, Brokerage Departments, Compliance, Risk Management, Management, and Technical staff. This workshop will be of benefit to anyone who is likely to be affected by the changes to be brought in by MiFIR Reporting, including senior management, legal, compliance and those employees at the coalface.


This workshop is designed to be participative throughout. The agenda will combine key formal presentations, case studies and syndicate discussion sessions. There will be ample opportunity for delegates to benchmark experiences with industry peers and raise issues of most concern to their organisation, either confidentially or in open session.
Suggested equipment:
We recommend to participants to bring their personal laptop for the workshop.
Microsoft Excel will be used.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

According to CySEC’s requirements, persons registered in the Public Register of Certified Persons must renew their registration on a yearly basis by submitting to CySEC within two months from the end of each calendar year a statement of continued professional training on topics that fall within the existing legislation on the capital market.

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DATES: 26 June



LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 - 14:30

FEES: €180 + VAT


Participants will receive a certificate for successful participation indicating all topics covered

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at info@eimf.eu 

Trainer: Panagiotis Nikolaou

Panagiotis Nikolaou is a professional with many years’ experience in the Financial Services Sector in general and in the world of Investment Firms in particular. He has worked in CIFs in various positions, including that of the General Manager, Risk Manager, Executive Director, as well as on the front line as Head of Dealing and Brokerage Departments. He currently leads AFXAnts with offices in Nicosia, Athens and Durban. Panagiotis is a full member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (MCSI) and the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA). He holds CySEC’s Advanced Certification, he is an approved Trainer by the HRDA, and was nominated and sponsored by KPMG and Barclays Bank in 2015 to join “Future Leaders” executive seminars.