Report by ISITC Europe to demystify MIFID II and MIFIR.
On 20th October 2011, the European Commission published two proposals: the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), along with Markets in Financial Investments Regulation (MiFIR). Both the Directive and Regulation aim to establish a safer and more transparent financial system by enhancing regulatory requirements, market transparency and investor protection. Read more
The ISITC Europe Silver Anniversary AGM and Conference will be held on the 26th January 2016.
ISITC Europe is pleased to announce one of the most important events of 2016 with its December Blockchain DLT working group. The meeting will be held on Thursday 1st December at London Metropolitan University from 4pm – 6pm. In this session we will debate with leading practitioners standards and legal issues in implementing Blockchain DLT.
Mayer Brown are a top legal firm practising in global markets and with Blockchain DLT capturing the attention of financial markets players implementation issues are now featuring as major obstacles. Oliver Yaros, a senior associate in the IP team at Mayer Brown who advises FS firms on data and integration issues in DLT and Bourn Collier, an associate, will present “Regulatory Approaches and Issues in Practice of Blockchain DLT in Financial Markets”. Read more
To date, discussion about the opportunities from Blockchain has greatly exceeded discussion about the barriers to the adoption of Blockchain. What, exactly, are those barriers to change?
As promised in our new agenda issued in January 2016, I have great pleasure in announcing our 2nd General Meeting of 2016 to be held on 13th October at Standard Chartered Bank, 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, EC2V 5DD. Read more