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Investor Protection Updates

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March 18, 2021 9:00 am
March 18, 2021 3:00 pm
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5 hrs
€180 + VAT


Thursday 18/03/2021 - 09:00-15:00

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MiFID II includes numerous provisions on investor protection especially as far as retail investors are concerned. Emphasis is given mainly to the information to be provided to the client, the efficient determination of the target market and the distribution of the investment products accordingly, the suitability and appropriateness assessment of clients and best practices when executing client orders.


While the objectives of the compliance function as well as the key principles underpinning the regulatory requirements have remained unchanged, the obligations have been further strengthened, broadened and detailed under MiFID II.



Training Objectives


  • to present the investor protection rules according to MiFID II focusing on the most important updates, such as the recent ESMA Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II compliance function requirements, the ESMA updates on investor protection under MiFID II
  • to analyse the practical implications of these requirements
  • to provide guidance concerning compliance with the new requirements



Christina K. Livada

Dr. Christina Livada is currently working as a Special Legal Advisor at Alpha Bank in Greece, being responsible for regulatory issues and their implementation.

Before her appointment, Christina has worked for seventeen years at the Hellenic Bank Association as a Special Legal Advisor, also responsible for the regulatory issues pertaining to banking, capital markets and consumer protection law.

She has been member of the Corporate Governance working group of the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council for the review of the Greek Corporate Governance Code. She is also member of the Hellenic Association of Banking and Capital Markets Law. Her main fields of expertise are company law, corporate governance, banking and capital markets law, as well as consumer protection law.

Furthermore, Christina has obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2004. Also, Christina is an Assistant Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is the author of several known books and articles in the abovementioned fields.
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