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MiFID II: What It Is and What It Means for Your Investments

MiFID II (which stands for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) is a set of regulatory reforms established by the European Union. Its aim is to increase transparency and efficiency as a way of promoting increased investor confidence in capital markets.

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Separating Products from Solutions: Navigating the Investment Sales Process

An old proverb goes something like: when you see a situation you don’t understand, look for the financial interest. In today’s world of investigations by special counsel or U.S. attorneys, also described as “follow the money.”

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Tax Reform: What Does It Mean for the Stock Market?

Tax reform is a main policy goal of the Republican Congressional leadership and President Trump, and it could become a legislative reality in the near future if it makes its way successfully through Congress in a format acceptable to the White House.

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Can Investors Help Tackle the Opioid Crisis?

Opioid abuse in the United States is a public health crisis of historic proportions. Some institutional investors and Segal Marco Advisors are encouraging pharmaceutical companies to enact policies to mitigate potential governance risks to shareholders of these firms.

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