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We've developed this resource to help you navigate and stay up-to-speed with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Market Abuse Regulations.


Read briefings written by our team of MiFID II and Market Abuse Regulation experts.

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See our timeline on how MiFID II became law, providing harmonised regulation for investment services across the 31 member states of the European Economic Area.

  • December 2014

    ESMA submitted final technical advice on delegated acts to Commission.

  • December 2014

    ESMA published consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards.

  • June 2015

    Commission to adopt delegated acts.

  • September 2015

    ESMA submits draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) to Commission.

  • January 2016

    ESMA submits draft implementing technical standards (ITS) to the Commission.

  • March 2016

    Commission publishes final delegated acts.

  • July 2016

    MiFID II transposed into national law of Member States. Currently there is no delay in place for transposition into national law.

  • January 2015

    FCA publish Feedback Statement on dealing commission regime and potential changes under MiFID II.

  • March 2015

    HMT publish consultation on UK's Transposition of MiFID II and FCA Discussion Paper on MiFID II conduct of business/organisational requirements.

  • June 2015

    HMT's consultation on MiFID II transposition closes.

  • October 2015

    FCA MiFID II conference

  • December 2015

    FCA Consultation on implementing MiFID II requirements

  • June 2016

    FCA Policy Statement (rules) on implementation of MiFID II

  • December 2014

    French government is empowered by law to implement MiFID II and to adapt relevant French laws and codes to comply with MiFIR

  • July 2015

    Deadline date for French government to adopt the ordinance

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