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Coal power plant

Capital adequacy requirement for new fossil fuel projects gains EU support

September 2, 2022

Supporters say the 1250% requirement will target the projects that do the most environmental damage.

China open door

China opens up to foreign investment with new law

August 31, 2022

The newly introduced Futures and Derivatives Law brings the country’s financial services market in line with international standards, welcoming foreign financing. 

Bank vault

Limitations to open banking regulations in Europe

August 30, 2022

There is a question mark over whether European open banking regulations really favour innovation, with the Asian approach potentially showing a better way forward.

Coins on seesaw

CPMI and Iosco announce regulatory guidance for stablecoins

August 25, 2022

New guidance indicates that the stablecoin market could be maturing, but there are still unanswered questions, putting that diagnosis in doubt.

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MUFG

Uneven Basel III implementation in Asia

August 24, 2022

The pandemic and the war in Ukraine have delayed the implementation of Basel III in many markets, with push backs from some of the biggest economies. In Asia, as some jurisdictions move ahead, it risks creating an uneven banking sector that the rules sought to avoid. 

Osborne Clarke Trio

How open banking has facilitated data-driven business models

August 19, 2022

Open banking offers opportunities for data-driven business models by allowing customers to share their banking data securely with third parties. The next step is unlocking customer data across the financial sector.

India market

Proposed regulations may negatively impact India’s bond market

August 17, 2022

SEBI’s new regulatory plans for the corporate bond market have the best of intentions, but risk impeding much-needed growth.

Is UK regulation about to be politicised?

August 15, 2022

It was supposed to turbocharge the City of London’s fortunes, but in the end the government’s long-awaited financial services bill was a bit of a damp squib. It will, however, entrench tensions between the government and regulators with potentially dangerous consequences.

Angola Invest

Angola’s central bank aims to attract investment with regulatory easing

August 10, 2022

The BNA has introduced a new regulatory measure, marking another step on its journey to making Angola an enticing investment prospect.

ECB at night

ECB introduces the Transmission Protection Instrument

August 3, 2022

The ECB’s new tool aims to ensure stable monetary policy in Europe, but will its high bar ever be cleared?

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