Since 2003, the EU and the US have conducted a vibrant regulatory dialogue on financial regulation, but domestic priorities seem to have taken precedence in response to the finan
The financial crisis has sharpened the debate on Europe’s back office architecture.
Credit ratings are a quasi-public good, and investors and financial markets regulators need an independent assessment of the credit-worthiness of an issuing entity because of inf
There remains considerable confusion as to how exactly the MiFID and UCITS directives will interact in the long run.
The intention of this article by Karel Lannoo is to subject European financial centres to a SWOT analysis, assessing their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
This paper by Karel Lannoo explores whether MiFID and Reg NMS could be accepted as equivalents by regulators on both sides of the Atlantic.
This paper by Peter Dunne explores the reasons why European sovereign bond markets have developed such a high degree of segmentation and considers how this structure could be alt
This policy brief examines the evolution of the hedge fund industry, the industry’s structure and the prospect of regulatory steps looming on the horizon.
The opening-up of the market for equity market data raises the question of whether data will be sufficiently consolidated and of high enough quality post-MiFID, or whether it wil
This ECMI Policy Brief attempts to contribute to the ongoing policy debate on MiFID art.
Jean-Pierre Casey and Karel Lannoo paint a portrait of the likely EU securities market landscape post-MiFiD.
As the European Commission is currently in the process of preparing its White Paper on the enhancement of the EU framework for investment funds (scheduled for November 2006), now
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