In a big-picture, long-term sense, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II could be a boon to the buy side if it boosts market transparency and investor protection as promised.
It’s still a year and a half out, but the ship that now seems distant on the horizon is drawing nearer.
The vessel is named Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, and when it reaches port, its regulatory cargo will hold implications for institutional market participants and market operators who buy or sell securities in Europe. In an increasingly global marketplace, that universe is of significant size.
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