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Minutes of FCA MiFID II roundtable

The UK Financial Conduct Authority(FCA) has published minutes of the last MiFID II round-table held on 14th September, which can be found here. There are a few items of interest.

  • The date for the publication of the final MiFID II Regulatory Technical Standard(RTS) was announced as 24th September. However the RTS has not been published to the public as of now.
  • It is acknowledged that the later the RTS is published (and adopted) the harder it will be for firms to comply in time.
  • A reminder that the FCA are holding a MiFID II conference on the 19th October.

This blog will be offline until Wednesday. In the meantime, it is worth watching for the possible publication of the RTS.

About avivhandler

Aviv is the Managing Director of ETR Advisory, a niche consultancy focused on the regulation of the commodity, energy and financial markets. He has more than 23 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodity markets, covering regulatory compliance, credit, risk and financial technology. Prior to founding ETR, he was Partner at SunGard Global Services, where he built a Centre of Excellence in European Energy and Commodity Regulation. Before that, he founded Coherence, a consulting firm specializing in credit risk in commodity and energy trading as well as software product management. The credit practice ultimately became part of Sirius Solutions, where he was the Managing Director of Europe. He has also held management roles at KWI and Iris Financial, among other organizations. Mr. Handler holds a degree in computer science from Imperial College, University of London.


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