EU, US Regulators on MiFID II Research

MiFID II: INTERACTION WITH THIRD COUNTRY BROKER-DEALERS This Commission’s FAQ represents the view of the Commission and does not prejudice further decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union. Only the Court of Justice of the European Union is competent to authoritatively interpret Union law. The Commission is …

Latest ESG and Impact Investing News!

The TBLI Weekly ESG and Impact Investing News Robert Rubinstein Read paper ? Latest ESG and Impact Investing News Here is a sampling of some breaking news that confirms ESG and Impact Investing is going mainstream. Germany is producing so much renewable energy it’s driving electricity prices below zero Robert …

MiFID II

“Ethical Markets is happy to see some responses to Europe’s MiFID II regulations on finance that they have had over a year’s grace before these go into force January 3, 2018, as I also reported in “Who’s Afraid of MiFID II:  Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing”. The SEC was behind the curve …

Regulatory pressure increases as MiFID, IORP II loom

“Ethical Markets is happy to see more reactions to MiFID II after my syndicated column on Just Means “Who’s Afraid of MiFID II?” (now at www.ethicalmarkets.com).   ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor” 1. How MiFID II could ‘accelerate’ long-term investing  2. Coal Pension Trustees hires Unilever CIO  3. Edwin Velzel appointed new PGGM …

Julie Gorte: Sustainability-Competent Boards

There’s no better way to illustrate the phrase “you don’t know what you don’t know.” by Julie Gorte | October 11th, 2017 A survey of public company board members found, among other things, that 72 percent of corporate directors identified their greatest risks as strategic and disruptive factors. What stands out is that only …

Who’s Afraid of MIFID 2?: Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing

Who’s Afraid of MIFID 2?: Fixing Wall Street’s Broken Plumbing Posted on 9/7/2017 By Hazel Henderson* – Ethical Markets The European Union (EU) has sweeping reforms of financial markets coming into force January 3, 2018. They will affect Wall Street firms in many ways, covering all transactions of EU securities …