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Regulatory compliance: MiFID II solutions

We have the solutions you need to address your MiFID II requirements.

MiFID II came into effect on January 3, 2018. Whether you are a buy-side or sell-side professional, IHS Markit can guide you to:

  • Conduct sophisticated benchmarking to improve best execution and transaction cost analysis
  • Manage the process of evaluating, utilizing, and paying for research
  • Comply with wide-ranging transaction-reporting requirements
  • Adapt to the changing economics of securities trading
  • Efficiently manage regulatory outreach and data exchange with counterparties

Latest updates on MiFID II – see our IHS Markit Newsroom.

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Hear our thought leaders discuss MiFID II

RTS 28 - More to compliance than meets the eye

What are the key challenges firms will face to address MiFID II?

How can you effectively manage outreach and repapering strategies?

Data management challenges posed by MiFID II reporting rules

Advice for the buy-side on best execution under MiFID II

Need a solution for the research payment process under MiFID II?


For more insights, please visit our MiFID II Video Gallery.


MiFID II Summary

In 2004, the European Community adopted the first Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID I), which aimed to create a single European market for investment services and activities. Whereas MiFID I strove to create a single European equities trading market, MiFID II developed in response to the 2008 financial crisis. The legislation will extend and reform the original MiFID framework to the non-equities markets: derivatives, foreign exchange, cash, commodities and fixed income assets. Trades of all equity and non-equity assets will be required to occur in open, transparent trading venues. Execution of MiFID II is slated for January 3, 2018.


Resources: Independent research, blog entries and more on MiFID II

MiFID II’s Buy-Side/Sell-Side
Standoff: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

RTS 28: More to Compliance than Meets the Eye

Fighting the Paper Tiger: The challenge with MiFID II Repapering

MiFID II and Trade Reporting: Get Ready for Big Changes

29 September 2016: MiFID II to cost
financial industry $2bn

Counting the cost of MiFID II report highlights

Are you ready for MiFID II transaction reporting?

The Barbell Effect of MiFID II Research Unbundling

Trading analysis is critical in best execution


Kirston Winters

He was previously co-head of product management at MarkitSERV and was also responsible for MarkitSERV's global cross-asset, real-time public and regulatory transaction reporting service that launched in 2011 and led product management for IHS Markit's MiFID II services.Prior to joining the firm in 2009, he served as director of business development at the DTCC Deriv/SERV LLC, subsidiary of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Early in his career, he worked at Barclays Capital in London, where he held various roles in OTC derivatives. Mr. Winters earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Manchester, UK.

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Credit Suisse Global Trading Forum
7th-9th March
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15th March
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