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Henderson Global Investors Will Not Pay For Research From P&L

In a recent earnings call, UK asset manager Henderson Global Investors said it would be funding research payments alongside commissions under forthcoming MiFID II regulation. Andrew Formica, Chief Executive, responded ...
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Research Unbundling: From the UK With Love

The MiFID II rules designed to separate research payments from commission payments are the outgrowth of escalating regulatory concerns over bundled research payments, primarily rising from the UK. Origins   The ...

Europe’s Largest Asset Manager Will Use CSAs to Fund Research Payments Under MiFID II

Europe’s largest asset manager, Amundi, indicated that it plans to fund research payments alongside stock transactions under the new research unbundling rules being imposed by MiFID II, according to an ...

TABB: US Commissions Down, MiFID II Concerns Up

US equity commissions fell 7.5% in 2016 according to industry consultant TABB Group’s latest buy-side survey.  At the same time, the percentage of US asset managers anticipating an impact from ...

SEC: MiFID II Is Not Our Problem

It is an article of faith among MiFID II proponents that research unbundling will be adopted globally.  Those naïfs don’t have to contend with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, ...
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Blackrock Already Did What MiFID II Wants

Blackrock cut the research spending of one of its largest actively managed fund by over $15 million in 2015, according to a Reuters analysis.  We understand that the savings was ...
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New MiFID II Guidance Favors Hardline UK Interpretations

In its latest Q&A relating to research inducements released Tuesday, the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) opined on some of the most controversial aspects of MiFID II’s new regulations ...

Commcise & ITG Integrate Research Procurement Solutions

A few weeks after announcing a similar integration with Convergex’s Westminster Research Associates, commission management software provider Commcise has created links with agency broker ITG’s commission management solutions. ITG is ...

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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