An Introduction to MiFID II

Course Outline

The course is divided into four main topics:

  • 1. Aims and implementation
  • 2. Sell-side impacts
  • 3. Buy-side impacts
  • 4. Our MiFID II project

The course can be easily tailored to highlight the impact on specific business models.

You can add your own key messages in section 4 as well as links to any internal materials.

A glossary of key terms is included.

Further Information


SCORM 1.2 compliant. The course is built with HTML/CSS/jQuery.


This course runs on any SCORM 1.2/2004 compliant LMS platform and supports Internet Explorer 11 and above, Chrome, Safari, Firefox and tablets. JavaScript must be enabled and all pop-up blockers disabled.

Course Overview

This awareness-level course is designed to introduce learners to the main aims and impacts of MiFID II. It contains accessible bite-size modules that build to create a comprehensive overview of the forthcoming regulatory and market infrastructure changes. It also serves as a vehicle for positioning your own MiFID II project.

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Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, the learner will:

  • The aims of MiFID II
  • When and how MiFID II will be implemented
  • How it fits into the bigger regulatory picture (including Brexit)
  • Sell-side impacts, including trading venues, transparency, trading and execution, research and product design and governance
  • Buy-side impacts, including suitability and appropriateness, inducements and research, best execution and product design and governance


This is an awareness-level course, suitable for an audience of all levels. No pre-knowledge is required.

Course duration:

Approximately 25 minutes.


The course includes end of module knowledge checks. A short assessment can also be added if required.