1c. The Implementation, Application and Effects of MiFID II, GDPR and the Shareholder Rights Directive
The European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II comes into effect on 3 January 2018. In addition, noteworthy changes in the reporting and voting regime for “pay” is on the way in Europe—also known as the Shareholder Rights Directive. Both Directives have significant implications to all stakeholders in the share plan community, from advisors, to issuers, service providers and participants! This session will outline the requirements and potential changes related to these new regulations and offer suggestions on how all impacted parties should be working to prepare now.