A growing number of countries have introduced resolution regimes for their systemically important banks, but making sure they work together globally is a larger challenge.
Key legislation on the structural reform of banks held over from the previous European Parliament and European Commission may now take a back seat.
Cross-border regulation of banks is proving increasingly difficult, despite the call for global regulation of the financial system.
Austrian banks are complaining that the eurozone stress test is biased against central and eastern Europe.
A regulatory over-reaction to allegations of gold market manipulation could deal a fatal blow to the commodities trading desks of investment banks that are already in retreat.
The Basel Committee’s net stable funding ratio takes is taking aim at the market for securities financing and lending.
Lebanon has endured a difficult few years of domestic and regional uncertainty, which have weighed heavily on its economy. But now the governor of the central bank Riad Salameh, is preparing for the prospect of renewed growth.
The ongoing dispute over the sovereignty of the Ukrainian republic of Crimea, which is currently occupied by Russian forces, has wreaked havoc in its financial sector, with many banks pulling out of the region and depositors unable to access their funds.
The European Parliament has voted for an overhaul of outdated data protection laws, but banks are grappling with some uncertain implications
Regulating specific risky activities in the financial sector is more useful than trying to identify systemic non-bank, non-insurance institutions.
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