An IP-based business model for equity research

By Tatsuo Nakamura and Kunihiko Shiohara

Regulatory reforms and technological disruption are transforming the research functions within major financial institutions. Now Japan’s biggest bank is attempting to harness IP big data to give it an inside edge on equity analysis

The business environment for securities companies has changed dramatically since the 2008 credit crisis. In particular, the updated EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) – which is due to come into effect in January 2018 – looks set to spur significant transformations in the equity research business model, with companies in the securities industry struggling to respond.

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