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Why 2017 must be the year of compliance. Part 2: MiFID II

Why 2017 must be the year of compliance. Part 2: MiFID II

By George Ralph (pictured), RFA – If you hadn’t already got enough on the agenda for this year, MiFID II - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II - and its accompanying regulation, Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) are looming ever closer to their full implementation date of 3rd January 2018. That’s 23 weeks away. I don’t need to tell you that it’s not long at all.

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Why financial services, cybersecurity and regulatory compliance go hand in hand

Why financial services, cybersecurity and regulatory compliance go hand in hand

By George Ralph (pictured), RFA Financial Cloud and Technology Services – It’s a widely held misconception that heavily regulated industries are the least agile, and the slowest to innovate. In the financial services sector particularly, there is a tendency to see compliance and responsibility as a barrier to success, when they should be seen as the essential foundation.

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Terrafina secures approval for new shelf registration program

Terrafina secures approval for new shelf registration program

Mexican industrial real estate investment trust Terrafina, which is externally advised by PGIM Real Estate, has received approval from the Mexican Securities and Banking Commission (CNBV) for shelf registration program for the issuance of its Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios Inmobiliarios and long-term Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios (the Program).