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Understanding MiFID ll and Regulation (MiFIR)

An intensive one day workshop exploring the Markets in Financial Services Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR)

8 May 2018

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel

The Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, have noted that firms will need to be able to show appropriate planning and assurance programs in place to embed the MiFID II’s comprehensive changes. There are changes to the scope of financial instruments, market structure, transparency, investor protect, while other changes are radical shifts to how firms are operating at the moment.

Implementing these changes will provide significant challenges for how firms operate.

Attending this workshop will enable you to:

  • Explain the importance of these reforms, the key legislative changes and how they inter-relate with the wider regulatory agenda
  • Describe the MiFID II regulatory process and timeframes for MiFID II implementation
  • Identify the key regulatory changes & challenges across MiFID II for firms including across market structures; transparency; investor protection and governance
  • Develop a framework to meet regulator’s expectations, identifying key risks for oversight of regulatory and operational risks
  • Have an awareness of what lies beyond MiFID II go ‘live’ for European Markets

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Date:  8 May 2018
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Vivienne Bannigan
Course fee: £899.00 + VAT @ 20% = £1078.80

View the training course agenda

This one day workshop will provide delegates with a high-level overview of the changes and the risks that firms will need to consider while reviewing implementation.

The agenda will combine key formal presentations, case studies and syndicate discussion sessions.


Vivienne Bannigan

Vivienne Bannigan is a regulatory risk professional, facilitator and trainer with extensive experience in Wholesale Capital Markets in both the public and private banking sector in the UK and global markets. Vivienne advises senior management on regulatory policy changes, facilitating designing business strategy and frameworks to manage the regulatory and operational risk.

Vivienne Bannigan was part of the MiFID Wholesale Conduct Team in 2007 and led as the business project manager for the delivery and co-ordination of the FSA MiFID review in 2008. Vivienne’s most recent role was as Policy Director at the British Banker’s Association (bba) where she had day-to-day responsibility for MiFID II and providing the joint trades association with a framework to co-ordinate and delivery the London consultation response to MiFID II in July 2014.

Vivienne specialises in governance and management oversight, particularly in Conduct of Business (COBs), Client Assets (CASS), Systems and Controls (SYSC), and Markets (Market Abuse & Transaction Reporting) for Wholesale Capital Markets. Vivienne has extensive experience in providing support advocate building client relationships, policy development and training. Vivienne holds a Master’s Degree in M.Econ. Sc. Specialising in European Economics & Public Affairs and is a Prince 2 & MSP Practitioner.

Watch the free on-demand webinar from expert trainer Vivienne Bannigan. 

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