Despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty – the Irish Taoiseach, or prime minister, warned on 2 November that the UK could trigger Article 50 as soon as December, while 3 November saw a crushing defeat for the UK government after a court there ruled that it could not unilaterally trigger the EU departure mechanism without the approval […]
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments has warned that one million UK financial services jobs “are threatened” by a lack of leadership on the question of Brexit. The key challenge facing the sector is the lack of what Cisi terms “a loud, visible champion communicator”. Additionally, according to the Institute’s view carried in its […]
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (Cisi) has published a guidance booklet for firms seeking to meet the January 2017 deadline for European Securities and Markets Authority guidelines linked to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (Mifid II). The Esma guidelines relate to the implementation of standards affecting financial services companies and staff, […]
The US IRS recently proposed modifications to the standard Intergovernmental Agreement required for Fatca implementation, but the response to this and other measures around the US legislation remains highly polarised.
A new bond interest group has been launched by the CISI, in partnership with the European Bond Commission (EBC) of the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).
The average age in the UK of those taking the Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice and Management (PCIAM) exam this year rose as a result of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), reports the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)