While retailers gear up for the Christmas countdown, the clock is also ticking for overworked compliance teams to get to grips with the complexities of MiFID II as they work towards the 3 January 2018 implementation date.
They are not helped in their task by the fact firms are still waiting for further guidance from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), with a paper due later in the autumn on product governance....
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