Your 10-minute Guide to MiFID II Costs and Charges

Your 10-minute Guide to MiFID II Costs and Charges
6th June 2018 Veeral Manek

On 3 January 2018 MiFID II’s costs and charges disclosure was introduced. This asked firms for the first time to present all costs and charges associated with their investment services and activities to end investors. 

Despite the disclosure requirements being directed at MIFIDs, investors are increasingly expecting all investment firms to report their costs and charges. As a result, AIFMs are indirectly affected by this new regulation, even though they are not part of the directive.

We have created an eBook to ensure both MIFIDs and AIFMs understand how the Costs and Charges regulation will impact their organisations and what they can do to keep on the right side of regulators and investors.

Download the report to learn:

    • The key reporting requirements and associated deadlines.
    • The categories of costs that need to be reported.
    • The challenges involved when calculating transaction costs.
    • How to estimate implicit costs for different asset classes.
    • Reporting requirements: timelines and what the final report should look like.

MIFID II Ebook front cover
MIFID II Ebook inside page

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What’s inside?

  1. Introduction
  2. The three key reporting requirements
  3. Timelines
  4. The five cost categories
  5. The main challenge: transaction costs
  6. The arrival price methodology
  7. How to estimate implicit costs in the absence of arrival prices
  8. How to estimate costs for cash products
  9. How to estimate implicit costs for derivatives
  10. The final report, what should it look like?
  11. Top takeaways