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Will MiFID II Back Away From Regulating Fixed Income Research?

10/31/2016
Markus Ferber, an influential European Parliament lawmaker, questioned the feasibility of implementing MiFID II's research rules for fixed-income markets, according to an article in Financial News.  He also noted the ...
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Artificial Intelligence – What It Means For Investors & Investment Research: Part 1

10/31/2016
The following is a guest article from Cyrus Mewawalla, Founder of CM Research, which is the first installment of a two-part examination of the impact of artificial intelligence technology on the ...
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SIX Swiss Exchange Launches Issuer-Paid Research Program

10/28/2016
SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, launched a visibility program which offers issuer-paid research coverage for its listed small and medium-sized companies.  Interest in issuer-sponsored research has been increasing ...
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Former Thomson Financial Exec Invests in Wall Street Horizon

10/27/2016
Massachusetts-based provider of corporate event dates and information, Wall Street Horizon, recently announced that Jeff Parker, the former Chairman and CEO of Thomson Financial, has joined the firm as an ...
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BTIG Hires Ladenburg Thalmann Biotech Analyst

10/27/2016
BTIG LLC, a US agency broker turned investment bank, hired its second biotech hire this year as it continues to expand healthcare coverage.  Robert C. Hazlett, III joined the firm ...
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Why US Firms Are Not Concerned About Research Cross-Subsidization

10/26/2016
One area where new MiFID II research unbundling regulation conflicts with US regulatory practice (besides the ability to use bundled commissions) is the potential for some asset management clients to ...
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Cross-Subsidizing Research: Major MiFID II Headache

10/26/2016
The following is a guest article on cross-subsidization of research by Mike Carrodus, founder of Substantive Research, a curator of daily macroeconomic research from sell-side brokers and independents. In Substantive Research’s ...
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Ned Davis Research Adds Distribution Through Research Aggregator RSRCHXchange

10/25/2016
A month after distributing its financial advisor publications through AIREX, Ned Davis Research is listing its publications on UK-based aggregator RSRCHXchange.  Separately, RSRCHXchange has partnered with Nordic market data provider ...
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Issuer-Paid Firm LifeSci Advisors Beefs Up Corporate Access

10/25/2016
LifeSci Advisors, a healthcare investor relations consultancy which offers issuer-paid research, hired a Vertical Research salesperson to add to its corporate access team.  The new hire illustrates the high priority ...
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Unbundling Specialist Frost Consulting Wins Capital Finance International Award

10/24/2016
Capital Finance International, a UK-based publication, recognized Frost Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in commission unbundling, as “Best Financial Regulatory Risk Management Advisory United Kingdom 2016”.  The publication cited Frost ...
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