L&RS Notes Series - 2018

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Explaining the outcome of rejected referendums
Published 23 February 2018
This L&RS Note draws on published research and survey data to identify the key factors which explain the majority ‘no vote’ in proposals for constitutional change which have been rejected by the electorate since 1986.

MiFID II – key provisions and implications
Published 15 February 2018
This L&RS Note examines some of the key provisions and implications of the EU’s second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (‘MiFID II’). MiFID II is a package of EU reforms aimed at enhancing transparency in the bloc’s financial market system and improving consumer confidence in the industry generally.