4 Regulatory Developments to Watch

On the Regs contributors share their thoughts on how asset managers can prepare for the upcoming FinReg changes.

The second half of 2017 promises to be busy in the world of financial regulation. Not only will asset managers face a number of key milestones in the coming months, they will also have to navigate the uncertainty generated by Brexit and President Trump’s deregulatory push.

Our regulatory experts discuss some of the issues that should be front of mind for asset managers and how they can prepare.

1. Are you ready for MiFID 2?
MiFID 2, the most significant asset management regulation in years, is on the horizon. Adrian Whelan, Senior Vice President of Investor Services at Brown Brothers Harriman, highlights areas of focus for asset managers.

2. What Does Trump Mean for US FinReg?

Will the Trump Administration dismantle Dodd-Frank? Sean Tuffy, Senior Vice President of Investor Services at Brown Brothers Harriman, weighs in on the most likely scenario.

3. Continued Listing Standards are Coming for ETFs

Before continued listing standards roll out across exchanges in Q4, Ryan Sullivan, Vice President of Investor Services at Brown Brothers Harriman breaks down what ETF managers can and should be doing now to prepare.

4. SEC Modernization and Liquidity Rules

Melissa McDonough, Vice President of Investor Services at Brown Brothers Harriman, shares key recommendations for asset managers working to implement the SEC’s new requirements.