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MiFID II - A Guide for Practitioners in North America

This one-day course will help you understand, analyze, and identify the key practical challenges and solutions related to MiFID II in both equities and fixed income markets. The impact of this European regulation on North American firms will be examined, as well as being compared and contrasted to Dodd-Frank. We will explore all the major features of the regulation and all the intended, and unintended consequences of this legislation for both buy-side and sell-side firms.

Case studies and workshops will be applied to aid a more detailed understanding of the impact of the legislation.

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  • Manhattan - New York
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  • You might be eligible for preferential rates. Please contact us to check if your company is a member of the LFS Global Client Programme.

This course is also available in London and Singapore

Who The Course is For

  • Traders and execution desks
  • Sales and Sales-traders
  • Portfolio managers
  • Risk managers
  • Quants/Financial engineers
  • Technology project owners
  • Brokers and vendors
  • Business managers
  • Compliance officers

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the primary goals of MiFID II
  • Examine the impact for North American financial firms and compare with Dodd-Frank
  • Get an overview of the main elements required by the regulation
  • Analyze the consequences of the directive for the financial community
  • Gain familiarity with the key terminology from the legislation
  • Focus on the impact to trading particularly around pre- and post-trade transparency
  • Find the answers to your questions and concerns about MiFID

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Prior Knowledge

A basic understanding of capital markets and securities trading.

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