Investment professionals are always thinking of ways to improve performance and efficiency. While these are pivotal to measure success and technology growth, the digital transformation that is occurring across the capital markets landscape is evolving rapidly, and must not be ignored. The impacts that these changes are fostering can be immensely beneficial if they are properly addressed but could prove problematic if overlooked.
The recent response from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding MiFID II requirements has put the buy side in an increasingly decisive position as they work to comply with the terms. The changes, however, come with unintended consequences. The SEC recently gave Wall Street firms an extension to comply with European regulations, moving… Read more