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Delay creates breathing space

April 2, 2007

The delay of the Payments Services Directive means that the Single Euro Payments Area will go live in a phased approach. Frances Maguire looks at the impact this will have.

Feeding the flame

April 2, 2007

Although covered bond issuance is booming in the UK, legislation to bring the country in line with the EU is in the pipeline. Michael Marray reports on the advantages this will bring for the market.

New investors dive into the loan assets market

April 2, 2007

The growth of loan issuance has been accompanied by a record increase in secondary market trading and the arrival of derivatives linked to these assets. Natasha de Terán explores how the market is developing.

Can New York break free?

April 2, 2007

As the global financial services pie expands, New York City’s business is contracting and many blame this on unfavourable regulation. Dan Barnes reports on the prospects for regulatory reform.


April 2, 2007

KPMG highlights the growth of China’s consumer banking markets while Mercer Oliver Wyman outlines the benefits that can be derived from Basel II implementation beyond simple regulatory compliance.

Subtle implications of full market access

April 2, 2007

While China’s lifting of restrictions on the operation of international banks will not result in branches opening on every Chinese high street, it does present significant opportunities, says Stephen Green.

Protection today and tomorrow

March 5, 2007

Financial service providers are advised to take a comprehensive, enterprise-wide approach to compliance, rather than relying on a hope-for-the-best strategy. By Stephen Epstein.

A state of compliance

March 5, 2007

MiFID will force many EU member states to play catch up with the UK in terms of best-execution and compliance norms. By Jules Stewart.

Felling artificial barriers

March 5, 2007

Through MiFID, the European Commission seeks to open up market competition and harmonise standards in order that participants can operate on a level playing field across Europe. By Jules Stewart.

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