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The watchdogs of the US financial system

The watchdogs of the US financial system

With a number of eye-watering fines emanating from the US in recent years, The Banker profiles the numerous regulators that are dishing out these punishments, and looks at how they police the world's largest financial market.

Axel Weber

Monetary policy: caught between price stability and financial stability

The interest rate needed for low inflation and full employment is different from the interest rate needed for financial stability. How did this happen and what can be done about it?

Is cross-border resolution too big to solve

Is cross-border resolution too big to solve?

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.

Does financial regulation have to be global?

Cross-border regulation of banks is proving increasingly difficult, despite the call for global regulation of the financial system. 

ECB leaves eastern Europe feeling stressed

Austrian banks are complaining that the eurozone stress test is biased against central and eastern Europe.

The London Gold Fix: crossing the regulatory Rubicon?

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 Financial Stability Board goes snark hunting

Regulating specific risky activities in the financial sector is more useful than trying to identify systemic non-bank, non-insurance institutions.

Dos and don'ts of fraud

Dos and don’ts of preventing fraud in a bank

The damage that a fraud investigation can wreak on a bank is already well documented, but what measures can banks take to protect themselves against such incidents and minimise the repercussions if a fraudster does slip through the net? 

Nigerian banks shrug off regulatory headaches

Nigeria’s banks may be suffering the impact of regulatory changes and monetary tightening, but the country’s robust growth and economic reforms are taking away the sting.

Risk weights – use them (wisely) or lose them

With investors claiming that Basel explanations of risk weighting models are indecipherable, confidence in these measures has been lost. If it is not restored, capital may have to be regulated using much harsher methods.

Global Risk Regulator

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