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Will MiFID II Impact US Asset Managers?

12/29/2017
One of the big questions we’ve been asked whenever the topic of MiFID II has come up is how this new EU regulation will impact US asset managers and the ...
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Thai Brokerage Firm Outsources Research Distribution to Smartkarma

12/29/2017
Thai brokerage Country Group Securities has outsourced its equities research distribution to research aggregator Smartkarma while hiring independent research boutique A. Stotz Research to expand its local market equity research ...
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2017 Review: Other Regulatory

12/28/2017
Although MiFID II dominated the 2017 regulatory landscape (see our analysis of MiFID II’s successes and failures), other regulatory and legal developments during the year had import for investment research. ...
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7Park Data Adds Application Usage Data

12/28/2017
7Park Data, an alternative data analytics provider, expanded its product tracking smartphone application downloads and related revenues using proprietary models the firm developed. The new capabilities, which enhance the firm’s ...
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2017 Review: MiFID II’s Failures Are Already Apparent

12/27/2017
When it goes into effect next week, MiFID II’s research unbundling provisions will create intended and unintended consequences for the European research industry, along with global ramifications.  In some respects, ...

Will MiFID II Lead RPs To Start Up Funds?

12/26/2017
With MiFID II slated to be rolled out next week, the question many research providers are asking is how they can prove their worth to buy-side clients who now need ...
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Australian Authorities Implement Tougher Research Regulations

12/26/2017
The Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial markets regulator, released new rules governing conflicts and inside information pertaining to sell-side research, largely modeled on US regulation adopted ...
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Extel Survey Shows Discrepancies in Perceptions of Research Value

12/22/2017
A recent Extel survey showed the buy-side placing more value on written research and less on high touch services than the sell-side.  The survey reflects Extel’s new business model of ...
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Jefferies’ Equities Revenues Rise 11% for 2017

12/22/2017
Jefferies Group LLC, the investment-banking unit of Leucadia National Corp which reports earlier than its rivals, saw its equities revenues increase 10.8% for its fiscal year 2017 when one-time gains ...
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D.A. Davidson Hires Technology Analyst from Macquarie

12/21/2017
Montana-based investment bank, D.A. Davidson announced the addition of veteran analyst Thomas White to its equity research team.  White, who formerly worked for Macquarie Capital, will cover the internet and ...
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