Don’t sleep on MiFID II Best Execution as Regulators are Waking Up

New Best Execution standards are arriving soon with the implementation of MiFID II on January 3, 2018. The new text updates what has been in place since 2007 under MiFID I. Those standards though for Best Execution have been mostly ignored by regulators. However, there is reason to believe that the laissez-faire attitude is set to change under MiFID II.

Do Bitcoin, Ethereum and Cryptocurrency CFDs need to be reported for EMIR Regulation?

Quick, do a Google search for Ethereum. There is a good chance that you will see an ad from a broker like this one. After being on fire in 2013 and then falling in 2014, bitcoins and the wider cryptocurrency industry are back. Helping lead the way has been ethereum, a distributed ledger technology created from the ground for users to launch their own crypto based…

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