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Evercore ISI Sets Up Commission Management With Former Merrill Staff

Commission management veterans Bill O’Connor and Bob Nowicki have been hired by Evercore ISI to establish a commission management offering, as Evercore continues to build out its cash equities business. ...
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FCA Releases Asset Management Industry Report As Prelude To More Industry Reform

The UK Financial Conduct Authority released a broad-ranging study of the asset management industry which critiques current practices and proposes disclosure reforms among other remedies.  For an industry already contending ...

New Greenwich Survey Shows Research Payments Shrinking As Portion Of Overall Commissions

Commission spend attributable to research declined from 58% last year to 50% in 2016, according to the latest European commission survey from Greenwich Associates.  One of the unintended consequences of ...
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FCA Engages With Industry Participants Over Research Unbundling But Concerns Remain

The UK Financial Conduct Authority recently participated in a buy-side roundtable focused on implementation of MiFID II’s research unbundling rules hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch on November 1st.  ...

US CSA Growth Is Ultimately Market Driven Not Rule Driven

The transaction flow through commission sharing agreements has increased in the US over the last two years, according to Greenwich Associates.  In large part this is the result of US ...

Commission Management Software Provider Commcise Wins Waters Technology Awards

Commission management software provider Commcise won the award for ‘Best buy-side product for 2016’ at the Waters Technology Buy-Side Technology Awards held in London November 7th. Waters Technology, a unit ...

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The Lame Duck FCA

Although the UK Financial Conduct Authority is showing signs of accommodation in its interpretation of the new European research payment regulations, the ghost of Martin Wheatley, the FCA chief who ...

German Regulators Expected To Endorse French Version Of MiFID II Unbundling

The German financial markets regulator does not intend to release its own consultation paper on MiFID II, according to market sources.  Instead it will be quietly endorsing the interpretation provided ...

Will MiFID II Back Away From Regulating Fixed Income Research?

Markus Ferber, an influential European Parliament lawmaker, questioned the feasibility of implementing MiFID II's research rules for fixed-income markets, according to an article in Financial News.  He also noted the ...
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