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Trade law

Helping clients to negotiate Trade law

 

Trade law is a complex, political and rapidly changing environment which, unless carefully managed, can pose significant risks when doing business globally. The UK’s vote to leave the EU will bring fresh challenges to this area. Our Trade practice can assist navigation of the challenges ahead and help maximise the opportunities. 

 

MIFID II 

Following on from the EU Commission’s December 2010 consultation to reform the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), the Commission published its legislative proposals, taking the form of a revised Directive (MiFID II) and a new Regulation (MiFIR).

Both MiFID II and MiFIR entered into force on 2 July 2014 (20 days after publication), and are required to be transposed into national law by 3 July 2017.