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European Exchanges Add Issuer-Paid Research

Anticipating a decline in small-cap research coverage in the wake of MiFID II’s unbundling provisions, Deutsche Börse and Borsa Italiana are promoting issuer-paid research for listed companies. Germany & Italy ...

US Asset Manager Unequivocally Adopts Global Policy Absorbing Research Costs

First Eagle Investment Management, a US-based asset manager not directly subject to MiFID II, said it will fund all external research costs from its P&L effective January 3, 2018.  First ...
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Research Fees Update: Pricing Negotiations Will Not Be Finalized By MiFID II Deadline

European fee negotiations for research continue apace but it is increasingly clear that most European asset managers will not have research fees locked in by January 3rd. Larger asset managers ...
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Research Funding Update: Majority of European Managers Fund From P&L While Assets Tell Different Tale

The majority of long-only European asset managers plan to eat research costs but small UK managers continue to defy the trend by explicitly charging clients for research, demonstrating the extreme ...

Shrinking Cash Equities & MiFID II Prompt Transformation at CLSA

Hong Kong based investment bank, CLSA Ltd., is in the process of transforming its traditional institutional research and brokerage business as a result of a huge shrinkage in the institutional ...
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Optimism, Pessimism and MIFID II: How Unbundling Will Reduce Research Skepticism

Research unbundling under MiFID II will accentuate a broader media trend toward increased vulnerability to PR manipulation and fake news stories, according to recent thought pieces by Jamie Davis, co-founder ...

New Research Valuation Study Shows Divergence Between Fixed Income and Equity Managers

Fixed income-oriented asset managers are reacting differently to the unbundling provisions under MiFID II than equity managers, according to a report released by Integrity Research Associates.  The findings are based ...

MiFID II Pushback: Skepticism Outside Europe Over New Unbundling Rules

Euro-skepticism is not confined to the UK as US and Australian players express doubts about MiFID II’s new research rules.  Many of the concerns centered on the impact on small ...

Second Round of Landmark Web Crawling Case Focuses on Privacy Law

LinkedIn is asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate a district court judge's order preventing it from blocking HiQ Labs from accessing publicly available data on the site.  ...

UK Taxman Will Come For Research

Although the UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has not officially provided guidance, the UK’s fiscal watchdog has factored tax receipts from research into its budgetary forecasts released ...
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