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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.

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.

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?

BNP Paribas

Intra-EBU exposure reforms is a step in the right direction

August 1, 2022

The biggest lenders in Europe are set to have their cross-border exposures in the European Banking Union redefined.

UK EU flag tear

UK aims to break free from EU rules with new financial services bill

July 27, 2022

The UK government’s Financial Services and Markets Bill reframes some of the inherited EU rules that it deems to be overly complex or restrictive.

Gary Gensler new

SEC’s ‘aggressive’ rule-making agenda sets it on collision course with industry

July 25, 2022

Directed by its ambitious chair, Gary Gensler, the SEC is pursuing an agenda which many in the industry believe is too much, too quickly, and it looks set to face legal challenges.

Crypto prices

FATF’s Travel Rule faces implementation issues

July 22, 2022

The Financial Action Task Force’s attempts to bring virtual assets under anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regulations has run into some teething problems. James King reports.

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