Scottish Investment Operations (SIO) is a professional body dedicated to developing a centre of excellence for financial services operations in Scotland.
Through its membership of financial institutions, SIO connects leaders across the sector, to share knowledge and identify best practice in ways that influence policy, encourage business improvement and generate sustainable growth.
Developing people is a key priority for SIO which works in partnership with its members and academia to attract, retain and develop the very best talent, equipping them with the right skills and qualifications to drive the sector forward.
Through these activities, SIO seeks to build awareness and understanding in the wider community, of the role and contribution of financial services in a successful Scottish economy.
The Main Event
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II is due to take effect from 3 January 2018. A significant change, which will reshape the industry, organisations are now looking to plan ahead with the new regulation potentially impacting a wide range of internal functions. Representatives from Bank of America Merrill Lynch will lead a discussion on the key challenges of implementing MiFID II and considerations around future compliance. The session will encourage the sharing of views, experiences and current challenges among peers.Find out more