Corbin Insights

Corbin Insights: Tax Reform

January 10, 2018
We begin 2018 with greater certainty – about tax reform, if nothing else. The president signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on Dec. 22, so the conversation has moved from “Will it really happen?” to a preliminary assessment of the immediate and longer-term consequences of the most sweeping tax legislation in three decades.

Corbin Insights: MiFID II

November 15, 2017
MiFID II – the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will take effect on Jan. 3, 2018. The regulation broadly affects the equity, derivatives and fixed income markets. More specifically, it attempts to resolve historic potential conflicts of interest when trading commissions are used to compensate the sell-side for research or corporate access.