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UK Asset Managers Propose Guidelines For Research Cost Disclosure

The UK trade association for asset managers has proposed an industry code to standardize the disclosure of money management fees and transaction costs, including research costs mandated under MiFID II.  ...

Schroders Will Not Pay For Research From P&L

In its recent earnings release, Schroders PLC, one of the UK’s largest asset managers, announced that it will be funding research payments alongside commissions under forthcoming MiFID II regulation. Peter ...
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French Asset Managers Anticipate Significant P&L Payments For Research

Nearly a fifth of French asset managers are considering paying for research from their own P&L, according to a recent survey conducted by ITG, independent research provider AlphaValue and consultancy ...

Greenwich: Hard Dollar Payments For Research Unlikely Over Next 12 Months

Only 10% of US asset managers and 12% of European asset managers expect to pay for research from their own P&L in the next year, according to a new Greenwich ...
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FCA Issues Research Unbundling Warning to Asset Management Industry

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority issued a news release titled “Firms continue to fail to meet our expectations on their use of dealing commission,” which seems intended to prod asset ...

Equity Commission Rates Remain Steady

According to a recent Greenwich Associates study, the average cost of equity executions in the developed world remained largely unchanged in 2016, whereas ETFs are getting more expensive trade. US Execution ...
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US Brokers Petition SEC on Problem of Paying Cash for US Research

Reflecting a new sense of urgency, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a trade organization for the US securities industry, submitted a letter to the SEC outlining a ...
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French Regulators Issue Final Commentary On MiFID II Research Unbundling

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 ...

Convergex Hires New UK Commission Management Head

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 ...

Instinet Launches MiFID II Enhancements To Its Commission Management Platform

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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