The Markets in Financial Services Regulation and Directive (MiFID II) is part of the wider European Financial Services Action Plan. The main aim of creating a single market for financial services is to establish a stable, competitive and transparent financial services framework across the European Union.
MiFID II introduces comprehensive changes across EU financial markets. There are changes to the scope of financial instruments, market structure, transparency, investor protect, while other changes are radical shifts to how firms are operating at the moment.
MiFID II is a far -reaching reform across European Financial markets, which will create new requirements for firms and fundamentally altering the structures of ceMiFID II is a far -reaching reform across European Financial markets, which will create new requirements for firms and fundamentally altering the structures of certain markets. Unlike MiFID I certain aspects of MiFID II seek maximum harmonise across European markets including certain reporting requirements for example, transaction reporting. Implementing these changes will provide significant challenges for how firms operate. rtain markets. Unlike MiFID I certain aspects of MiFID II seek maximum harmonise across European markets including certain reporting requirements for example, transaction reporting. Implementing these changes will provide significant challenges for how firms operate.
This Seminar is addressed to the Buy Side Firms, Fund Managers, Portfolio Managers, Administrators, Asset Managers etc, offering a greater understanding on how MiFID II can affect them, and to facilitate information-sharing among participants
For a detailed agenda, please download the Syllabus on the right
Who should attend:
DATE: 3 April
DURATION: 6 Hours
LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia
TIME: 09:00 – 15:30
FEES: €250 + VAT
You can register by sending the completed registration form above to [email protected] or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470
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Gary has over 21 years of compliance experience including spells with the Personal Investment Authority, Henderson Global Investors, Brevan Howard Asset Management, Religare Capital Markets and, immediately prior to setting up his own consultancy, as a Managing Partner of a boutique financial services firm.
He has extensive asset management, hedge fund and investment banking experience in addition to a broad and deep understanding of corporate governance. Gary is a regular conference speaker and author of technical articles on compliance-related topics. He sits on the regulatory advisory group of the Journal of Securities Operations and Custody. Gary holds Masters degrees from Oxford and London Universities and an MBA from the Open University Business School. He is a former director of Cayman and Luxembourg domiciled hedge funds, as well as regulated companies in the UK and South Africa. Gary has been an FSA/FCA registered person in Controlled Functions 10 and/or 11 in the UK since 2001.
Gary has experience in the following jurisdictions; UK, US, South Africa, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Hong Kong and Singapore.