Commission extends MiFID II application date by 1 year


Author: Robert Cain

The European Commission announced today (10 February 2016) that it is extending the deadline for the application of MiFID II, by 1 year, to 3 January 2018. This had been signalled as a possibility for some time (see our November 2015 Client Briefing for further background).

The Commission’s Press Release states that the reason for the extension lies in the complex technical infrastructure that needs to be set up for the MiFID II package to work effectively.

Read the full briefing here.



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