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US demands more from banks on TLAC

April 1, 2016

US Federal Reserve proposals for total loss-absorbing capacity go well beyond the Financial Stability Board standards in some areas.

Trading venues ask EU to hurry up on MiFID II

February 29, 2016

The European Commission has postponed the start-date for the key financial markets directive to January 2018, but participants are still waiting for the final rules.

Benchmark rules stumble at last hurdle

January 25, 2016

A technical flaw in the EU’s rules to prevent financial benchmark manipulation could impose a disproportionate burden on commodity price reporting agencies.

Uncertainty surrounds operational risk shake-up

January 4, 2016

The Basel Committee wants to remove internal models from the calculation of banks’ operational risk capital, but needs to find a suitable replacement.

Basel market risk rules threaten capital cliff effect

November 23, 2015

The fundamental review of the trading book is due for completion by the end of 2015, but impact studies have thrown up some alarming results.

Confusion

TLAC struggles for global coherence

October 26, 2015

Different jurisdictions are likely to implement different standards and legal frameworks for total loss-absorbing capital, making investor analysis challenging.

Reg Rage - Anxiety

EU goes it alone on securitisation

September 27, 2015

European Commission proposals to ease bank capital requirements on asset-backed securities have not yet satisfied the Europeans, but have already unnerved the Americans.

Shadow banking rules prompt gloom in Europe

August 24, 2015

End-users fear the European Banking Authority’s attempt to control shadow banking via bank exposure limits could backfire.

No such thing as simple banking in Basel

July 27, 2015

Proposed rules to impose a capital charge on interest rate risk on the banking book could make managing core lending much more complicated.

US and EU still divided over clearing house rules

July 1, 2015

US and EU regulators have promised to keep working toward mutual recognition of each other’s derivative clearing houses, but there is an ideological gap to bridge.

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