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Piper Jaffray and Kepler Cheuvreux Partner For Research Distribution

02/21/2017
Piper Jaffray and Kepler Cheuvreux entered a strategic partnership to cross-distribute equity research in their respective regional markets in US and Europe. The agreement also covers equity execution. Initially, Kepler ...
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French Regulators Issue Final Commentary On MiFID II Research Unbundling

02/17/2017
French regulators continued their campaign to isolate and displace UK regulators as the arbiters of European financial regulation by releasing commentary on the industry responses to its consultation paper on ...
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Despite Weak 2016 Equities Results, Société Générale Remains Bulge Contender

02/16/2017
Société Générale, a French universal bank, reported equity revenues of €2.1 billion (US$2.08 billion) in 2016, down 16.4% from €2.5 billion (US$2.49 billion) in 2015. Although the results are disappointing, ...
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Convergex Hires New UK Commission Management Head

02/16/2017
Convergex’s Westminster Research Associates, one of the top commission aggregators in the US, hired a veteran UK salesperson to head its European commission management effort.  Westminster is hoping to expand ...
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Deutsche Bank Researcher Rebuts Negative Press View of Investment Research

02/15/2017
Former FT journalist Stuart Kirk, now head of thematic research for Deutsche Bank, authored a vigorous defense of investment research which was published as an op-ed in the Financial Times ...
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Shipping Industry Specialist Drewry Adds Debt Research

02/10/2017
Drewry Financial Research Services, the investment research affiliate of global shipping consultancy Drewry, launched a credit research service to complement its existing equity research coverage of the global maritime sector. ...
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Research Aggregator Alpha Exchange Fleshes Out Its Capabilities

02/09/2017
After its ‘soft launch’ last September, research distribution platform Alpha Exchange has released additional capabilities, including research consumption tracking, evaluation tools, and research budgeting. Co-founder Emma Margetts estimated in an ...
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MiFID II Seeks To Abolish Firehose Distribution Of Research

02/06/2017
Amid all the confusion about the research payment rules under MiFID II, little attention has been given to the new requirement that asset managers block unwanted research. Research providers in ...
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Instinet Launches MiFID II Enhancements To Its Commission Management Platform

02/03/2017
Instinet has released new commission management capabilities designed support the new world of ring-fenced Research Payment Accounts which are distinct from the current industry practice of using broker-controlled commission pools. ...
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US Brokers Pursue Solutions to MiFID II Problem of Paying Cash For US Research

01/31/2017
We are hearing from various sources that the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a trade organization for the US securities industry, has had a change of heart and ...
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