Momentum grows for MiFID change to help SMEs

By Jasper Cox, Jean Comte
21 Nov 2019

When the European Commission looks at tweaking MiFID II, those worried about market access for small and mid-sized companies would welcome a loosening of rules on research for those firms, at a time of challenges in investment banking and renewed focus on capital markets union.

Informal consultations have started on MiFID II, and a public consultation is expected; probably in January, according to an asset management lobbyist.

“The Commission acknowledges that some adjustments may be required,” said a spokesperson at the Commission. “We have been collecting feedback on several issues, such as the ...

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