MAR: Standarising Communications for Compliance with New Regulations

Case Study

The incoming Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) – outlined in Section 10 of the Final Report for Technical Standards (ESMA 2015) – will affect so many critical aspects of day-to-day trading and sales activities. How much will international banks need to change to maintain compliance with the new regulations?

This financial services industry brief by expert Andres Cuenca-Torres outlines the scope of MAR, the challenges associated with the regulations, new requirements for investment recommendations, and how to leverage content automation to reach compliance.

Whether banks feel well-prepared for MAR, which is unlikely, or have decided the standards are just too difficult to meet, this brief offers keen insight on how to approach compliance while reducing the burden on sales and trading staff.