European legislators have agreed a revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and associated Regulation (together "MiFID II"), expected to be effective January 2018. MiFID II is designed to strengthen investor protection and improve market structure. Early in the legislative process, Bats Europe ("Bats") began dedicating significant resources to better understand the size, complexity and impact of the proposed legislation, and plan our development projects accordingly.
This microsite has been created to help inform you of our plans, outline our position on various key topics and track our progress. It has been structured to help our Participants and the wider industry identify pertinent parts of our plan organised by topic or type of organisation.