On April 4, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) added 10 new questions and answers (Q&A) to its Q&A document on the implementation of investor protection topics under the revised Market in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)and Market in Financial Instruments Directive Regulation (MiFIR).

The Q&A provides clarification on the following topics:

  • best execution;
  • suitability;
  • post-sale reporting;
  • inducements (research);
  • information on charges and costs; and
  • underwriting and placement of a financial instrument.

The Q&A is available here.