FlexAdvantage Blog

25
Jul

U.S. to Study Effects of MiFID II Research Unbundling

U.S. lawmakers authorized a study focusing on the provision of investment research for small issuers, a sign they are wary of the U.S. adopting the European Union’s MIFID II unbundling rules which have brought sweeping changes to the research business.

11
Jul

MiFID II Research Unbundling Spreads Uncertainty to the U.S.

By Ivy Schmerken Eighteen months after MiFID II rules to unbundle research payments from executions have been in force in Europe, U.S. asset managers are dealing with uncertainty around paying for research and how to compete with global firms that adopt the EU rules. Many US asset managers are evaluating the need for increased transparency …