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UK ‘living will’ disclosure requirements troubling banks

September 2, 2019

Under the UK’s resolution framework, banks will have to disclose a substantial part of their planning to the public – which is causing them considerable concern. 

FSB explores GSIB derivatives resolution planning

August 1, 2019

The FSB appears to be attempting to move jurisdictions towards establishing a framework for winding down the derivatives portfolio of a global bank should it get into trouble. 

Regulators brace for inevitability of successful cyber attacks

July 2, 2019

Cyber crime can hit a bank hard from many different angles. It is therefore unsurprising that bankers view it as their number one risk.

Banks disappointed as MAR review looks to be delayed

June 3, 2019

The EU’s Market Abuse Regulation is over two years old and the industry thinks certain aspects of it need to be adjusted to make it work better. But they may have to be patient.

Are US banks' glory days under threat?

May 1, 2019

Under the current Republican leadership, US banks have enjoyed some deregulation – but will the Democratic Party pose a threat to this?

Will leveraged corporate loans trigger the next crisis?

April 1, 2019

The leveraged loan market is to be investigated by the Financial Stability Board in case it poses a systemic risk to the global financial system. 

IIF: regulatory fragmentation ‘risks tearing markets apart’

March 1, 2019

The Institute of International Finance has sounded a warning for the G20 to urgently address the trend towards diverging regulatory standards, which it says could have dire consequences for the real economy. By Justin Pugsley.

Banks bag some concessions on Basel trading book

January 24, 2019

The finalised version of the Basel Committee’s market risk capital framework reveals some important wins for the banks, but they certainly did not get it all their own way. By Justin Pugsley.

How will banks adapt to a post-Ibor landscape?

January 2, 2019

The authorities are determined to wean the financial system off using interbank offered rates. The problem is that the transition is happening painfully slowly and industry may not be ready in time. By Justin Pugsley.

EU benchmarks regulation risks further fragmentation

November 21, 2018

Third-country benchmark administrators are struggling to comply with the EU’s benchmarks regulation, potentially threatening to cut off some EU entities from non-EU financial markets.

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