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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.

Why cognitive technologies are a double-edged sword

October 20, 2018

Cognitive technologies could provide banks with new efficiencies, capabilities and innovations. But they could also cause a future crisis if not properly controlled.

Bankers fret over part two of EU securities lending rules

September 19, 2018

Bankers are becoming increasingly anxious over the second stage of the EU’s securities financing transaction regulation, which involves greater granularity of reporting around securities lending. By Justin Pugsley.

FSB pivot from policy-making is good news for banks

August 23, 2018

The Financial Stability Board is moving away from policy-making towards assessing the implementation and impact of global rules – potentially good news for bankers.

Will UK's SM&CR bring a wider culture shock?

July 26, 2018

There is early evidence that banks are changing their corporate cultures in light of regulatory initiatives such as the UK’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime. It is no surprise, therefore, that other regulators are taking a greater interest in it. By Justin Pugsley.

US agencies start to simplify the Volcker Rule

July 4, 2018

On May 30, the US Federal Reserve kicked off with a 60-day consultation to try and make the Volcker Rule work better for banks and the regulator. This is likely to be quite a challenging process as creating clear definitions around different types of trading, for example, is quite difficult.

The ever rising cost of global regulatory fragmentation

May 24, 2018

According to a recent study, diverging regulatory frameworks across the world are costing financial institutions $780bn a year – and the bad news is this could get worse. By Justin Pugsley.

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