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Recap of the newest releases – 17.1

17.1 Releases of APX and Geneva: Take a Closer Look By now, you’re probably aware of the first releases of 2017 to our core solutions. Many of the enhancements included in these updates come directly from conversations with clients or

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MiFID II brings a world of change for the buy side … and not just in Europe

In reality, chances are you’re going to get caught up in MiFID II. Its scope means any buy-side firm that has dealings with European clients, funds or even assets will be subject to at least some aspects of the rules.

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Posted in Advent Software, Asset Managers, Regulation, Compliance, and Security

Best Practices Events – The first stop on the EMEA roadshow: Amsterdam

I’ve just presented to a group of clients and prospects in Amsterdam, at the first of our Best Practices roadshows, and I wanted to share some highlights of what we discussed. We went over the common challenges that everyone in

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Posted in Compliance, Global

Note to European Regulators: “Fess Up and Fix MiFID II”

When it comes to architecting regulation change, Europe could learn a few lessons from the U.S. So say market participants who are appalled at troublesome MiFID II proposals that point to a lack of understanding of the financial markets. Citing

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MiFID II bans fees

The European PRIPs initiative, designed to raise and align retail investor protection standards across Europe, follows a two-pronged approach: 1. Rules on pre-contractual product disclosures, to help retail investors understand, compare and use the information provided about investments. 2. Rules

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