The only game in town is Mifid II, says Bloomberg’s Van Name

With less than six months to go, market participants are scrambling to get ready

Tod Van Name: “There is a tremendous amount of work going on ahead of January 3"

There is only one thing occupying the minds (and perhaps hearts) of market participants in foreign exchange: the imminent arrival of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) – a set of regulations that has thrown financial markets across asset classes into a flux.

The unprecedented scale of change has kept buy- and sell-side participants working at full throttle to implement the technology and systems necessary to ensure compliance with the new rules, which are set to

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