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Hypocrisy over sovereign wealth funds

September 3, 2007

Given current regulations regarding SWFs, the US and EU have no right to attack emerging economies on how they invest.

Not ‘better’, just ‘more’ regulation

August 1, 2007

Despite several years of ‘Better Regulation’ emanating from the European Commission, banks are finding themselves saddled with even heavier rulebooks, writes Michael Imeson.

Over-the-counter remedy needed

August 1, 2007

Over-the-counter derivatives, specifically credit derivatives, have exploded on to the trading scene in recent years. In a technologically rich, standardised environment, the processing of OTC products still has a way to go. Alan Duerden reports.

David Lester

August 1, 2007

The chief information officer of the London Stock Exchange discusses its new core trading system, TradElect, with Alan Duerden.

Risk management for the customers

August 1, 2007

SEB Group rolled out an enterprise-wide operational risk management system last year. Bob Giffords takes stock of how it has helped the banking group achieve its customer satisfaction aims.

Cost of security is a bar to compliance

August 1, 2007

The common standard designed to limit the threat of security breaches in the card industry has met with a slow response. Some say that more details need ironing out. Stephen Timewell reports.

Another challenger ahoy!

August 1, 2007

The US and European stock exchanges have long dealt with competition from alternative trading systems, but with the challenge from Project Turquoise, is this trend likely to go global? Frances Maguire reports.


August 1, 2007

Wealth Report analyses rise of the HNWIs and KPMG Forensic reports on the rise in anti-money laundering costs.

No ifs or butts for the City’s smokers

July 4, 2007

Smoking in enclosed public spaces, including offices, is about to be made a criminal offence in England. The move is welcomed in many quarters, but employers whose employees break the law will be liable to pay much heftier fines than the errant employees themselves, writes Michael Imeson.

Risk and compliance in the same orbit

July 4, 2007

Heather McKenzie reports on the factors forcing financial companies to place regulatory compliance in the risk management sphere.

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