Gartner Research

Market in Financial Instruments Directive and Its Impact

Published: 09 December 2006

ID: G00145020

Analyst(s): Vittorio D'Orazio, David Furlonger , Pete Redshaw


The Market in Financial Instruments Directive will change the investment services landscape in Europe with many opportunities for IT vendors, investment services firms and investors.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • MiFID — Confusion and Clarification
  • MiFID — Interest and Impact
  • What MiFID Is — A Brief Tutorial on Its Key Aspects
    • Removal of the Concentration Rule
    • Best Execution
    • Passporting
    • Transparency
    • Investor Protection
  • What the Business Models Are That Will Emerge From MiFID
  • How the Cost and Impact of MiFID Can Be Assessed
  • What Actions Must Be Taken for MiFID
  • MiFID Benefits and Drawbacks
  • Recommendations

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