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Q&A With Tom Conigliaro: More Asset Managers Will Pay For Research Out of Pocket

06/08/2016
This is the first installment of two-part Q&A with Tom Conigliaro, Managing Director of Trading Services at Markit, who manages the firm’s commission management offerings including Markit Calendar, Vote and ...
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Castine Consulting Partners With MPI Europe For MiFID II Implementation

06/07/2016
FinTech firm Castine Consulting partnered with IT consultant MPI Europe to market its MiFID II software in Europe.  MPI Europe’s role will to be to implement the Castine research procurement ...
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UK Regulator Conducts Commissions Review: Signal of Tough Stance on Unbundling?

06/03/2016
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has been conducting a review of UK asset managers’ commission management practices in advance of issuing new guidelines under MiFID II, according to an article ...
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US Federal Court Penalizes Former Hedge Fund $1.4 million for Soft Dollar Abuses

06/03/2016
A federal district court granted summary judgment against a former Minnesota hedge fund, its CEO and COO for using bogus soft dollar commissions to pay for employee salaries and for ...
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TABB Group Survey Finds Most US Asset Managers Impacted By MiFID II

06/02/2016
Two-thirds of US asset managers expect to be impacted by MiFID II, according to a recent TABB Group survey.  Technology to implement upcoming changes is the highest priority for the ...
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The Pros & Cons of Research Funding Options Under MiFID II

05/27/2016
The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, Managing Director of Commcise Software Limited, a London-based provider of commission management software. Under the new regulations in MIFID II, asset managers ...
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Investment Bank Cash Equities Revenues Fell 13% In Q1 2016

05/24/2016
Investment bank cash equity revenues fell 12.7% from the prior year in in the first quarter of 2016 according to Tricumen, a UK-based market intelligence provider specializing in investment banks.  ...
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M&G Will Eat Research Costs, Increasing Pressures To Unbundle

05/23/2016
M&G Investments, a UK asset manager with £247.5 billion ($360 billion) in assets, announced that it will pay for research out of its own costs.  M&G is the third major ...
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FCA-Sponsored Study Showing Links Between IPO Allocations And Brokerage Commissions Creates Concerns

05/23/2016
A study fostered by UK regulators found strong links between IPO allocations and the brokerage commissions that investment banks receive from their buy side clients.  The timing of the study ...
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TABB: Commissions Down, Execution Costs Up

04/28/2016
European buy-side traders expect equity commissions to fall in 2016 and execution costs to rise, according to a TABB Group survey.  For the sell side, being in the top five, ...
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