After each Meeting Owen James publish 'The Findings', a document that encapsulates and shares the key issues and topics discussed on the day.
Each section below summarises the different roundtable sessions and covers an array of industry driven topics.
The Findings are listed in Event date order, but don't just look for an event you attended, explore the research facility that gives you access to topics addressed at all our other Meetings – past and present.
THANKS TO MIFID II, INVESTORS ARE NOW SEEING WITH GREATER CLARITY THE LEVEL OF RETURNS THEY ARE RECEIVING ON THEIR INVESTMENTS PLUS THE FEES THEY ARE
MiFID II – the EU directive that came into force in January 2018 – is affecting how industry players view the role of ETFs. In particular, the directive is highlighting a renewed focus on value, trade transparency and liquidity – and driving awareness about ETFs as a way to invest across asset classes and geographies.
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MIFID II and GDPR are no longer discussed in the framework of “what’s next?” Both of these pieces of regulations have now come into force. Wealth industry players are drawing first conclusions on how this is affecting the businesses.
While MIFID II is looming at the start of 2018, there is still a lot of uncertainty as to what is required. Key areas of concern are evidencing the cost breakdown of transactions, demonstrating suitability, reporting transactions and product governance.
BlackRock’s third annual European survey of private banks and wealth mangers shows that regulation, technology and margin pressure are the top three concerns this year. The discussion revolves around which plates are necessary to keep spinning, and which can be a lower priority.
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