Latest Level 3 ESMA Q & As related to MiFID II/MiFIR

ESMA published and updated in the last couple of days additional Level 3 Q&A papers. Due to the specification and clarification purposes of the Level 3 papers, this should help you during the implementation phase and could clarify open questions. Please find the relevant April 2017 Q&As below.

PwC provides you with this Newsletter an overview of the latest questions related to the following topics:

  1. Transparency
    – Best execution
    – Inducements
  1. Market Structure
    – Direct Electronic Access (DEA) and algorithmic trading
    – Multilateral and bilateral systems
  1. Data Reporting
    – Field 23 – Seniority of the Bond
    – Business Case: Inflation Indexed Bond
    – Transaction reporting

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We are happy to discuss with you any thoughts and issues or are happy to review your solutions with regard to MiFID II and MiFIR.

Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Guenther Dobrauz
Partner
Legal FS Regulatory and Compliance Services
+41 58 792 23 25
guenther.dobrauz@ch.pwc.com

Michael Taschner
Senior Manager
Legal FS Regulatory and Compliance Services
+41 58 792 23 25
michael.taschner@ch.pwc.com

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Guenther Dobrauz

Guenther Dobrauz

Guenther Dobrauz
PwC
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Guenther leads the PwC Legal Services Practice in Switzerland and the Legal FS Regulatory & Compliance Services department. He is a PwC Partner since 2015 and a global expert on legal advisory, specializing in supporting the structuring, authorization and ongoing lifecycle management of financial intermediaries and their products. He in particular also focuses on leading large scale regulatory change and compliance alignment projects.

Guenther is the author of books on investment selection, FinTech Regulation and European, Swiss and Liechtenstein investment law. He also wrote 80+ publications in international expert magazines and has to date been speaking at more than 60 conferences worldwide.

Guenther Dobrauz received his Masters and PhD degrees in law from Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria). He holds an MBA from the University of Strathclyde Graduate School of Business (Glasgow, UK) and has participated in Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program.

Guenther Dobrauz was Legal Counsel of an international hedge fund group and served as Managing Partner and Legal Counsel of a Swiss Venture Capital firm. He has practiced in court and with a leading business law firm.