External events

Central London

This conference is organized by City & Financial in association with the European Capital Markets Institute in (ECMI), which task force has just launched its report on MiFID II (MiFID 2.0: Casting New Light on Europe's Capital Markets).

Brussels, Belgium

This Brussels debate focused on how Europe can achieve an optimal outcome through ensuring transparent and effective commodity markets in a changing regulatory landscape.

de Warande Club - Brussels

The global financial crisis has brought to light important weaknesses in the functioning of market infrastructures. Historically the middle and back-office segments were addressed purely from an efficiency perspective – but they actually play a major role in mitigating risk and promoting financial stability.


State Street Golbal Markets organises its Annual European Research Conference on the 21st of October 2010 in London. State Street Global Markets is the investment research and trading arm of State Street Corporation. For more than a decade, they have pursued a distinctive research agenda through their partnership with leading academics at State Street Associates, including ECMI.

ECMI participates in the closed roundtable meeting (by invitation only) with Patrick Pearson (Head of Unit Market Infrastructure, European Commission).

European Investment Bank 100a Boulevard Konrad Adenauer L-2950 Luxembourg

MiFID Review Conference, Luxembourg, 30 September
In association with the European Investment Bank

SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd Selnaustrasse 30 Postfach CH-8021 Zurich Switzerland

The Commission is due to review the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), and come forward with any new legislative proposals in the first quarter of next year.

Following a very successful 2009 conference focused on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, which attracted over 400 delegates, the UK FSA’s Asset Management Sector Team will host a range of experts who will explore the wider regulatory outlook for asset managers.


The 3rd Annual China IPO Summit 2010, as China’s premier networking and information exchange platform specializing in IPO, will be gathering over 150 top professionals from global IPO and corporate finance fraternity including potential issuers, regulators, stock exchanges, investment banks, accounting firms, legal firms, VC/PEs, investor relations firms, PR consultancy and financial printers, etc.