MiFID II Workshop:
Technical Challenges and
Implementation Strategies
London, 27 September 2017

In this one day workshop delivered by industry expert Targ Patience, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the origins and background of MiFID II, alongside focused sessions addressing the key issues of implementation including investor protection and market infrastructure, commodities, reporting and data. This workshop is held in a classroom format under Chatham House Rule to promote open discussion and debate and the sharing of best practice approaches to implementing MiFID II.

Course Highlights:

  • Provides an overview of the European legislative and regulatory system and entities
  • Informs delegates of the broader regulatory context of MiFID II and the post-crisis market
  • Guides delegates through all MiFID II themes and requirements
  • Explores technological, strategic and governance challenges of MiFID II and beyond
  • Discusses implementation approaches and structures
  • Introduces complex market and regulatory concepts in an accessible and engaging format

Learning Outcomes:

    An understanding of the European legislative process
    Knowledge of the context, objectives and impact of MiFID II
    A comprehensive overview of all pillars of MiFID II and its impact on market participants
    An ability to understand and further explore the technical details of MiFID II
    Understanding of the structures and challenges of implementation and ongoing compliance with MiFID II
    Insight into the evolution of financial markets in the wake of MiFID II and associated regulatory reform

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at representatives of buy-side and sell-side financial firms whose roles or businesses will be impacted by MiFID II, and who have not yet had the opportunity to read and digest the thousands of pages of directive, regulation, consultation and discussion papers technical standards and delegated acts.

The course will be of particular relevance to:

  • Compliance Officers and Managers
  • Lawyers and Legal Counsel
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers / MiFID II change management
  • Risk managers
  • Traders and Salespeople
  • Senior executives


Course Tutor:

Targ Patience is the founding director of Tesseract Consulting Ltd and an expert regulatory advisor specialising in helping financial institutions initiate and deliver major change programmes to meet rapidly evolving regulatory standards. He has been engaged with the front line of financial regulatory reform since 2010, and has advised major banks, investment firms and market infrastructures on Dodd-Frank, EMIR, Basel III and MiFID II, as well as the European Financial Benchmarks Regulation and the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book. Targ’s clients have included Citibank, Bank of America, LCH Clearnet, Barclays Investment Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and management consultancies such as KPMG, Essential Consulting and Synechron. He is particularly interested in the evolving structure and behaviours of financial markets, the changing face of risk management and the growth of FinTech and Big Data in the post-crisis world. 

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Training Calendar Q3 2017
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