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Time for shareholders to join bankers' pay debate

January 26, 2015

Regulators are fretting over the structure of bankers' pay; shareholders should be more worried about the size of it.

Fighting a common threat

Regulators and banks unite to fight common cyber crime threat

January 5, 2015

Regulators are playing an important role in how banks guard against cyber risks, but their emphasis is very much on guidance and co-operation rather than rules and coercion.

Multiple regulation challenges lie ahead in 2015

January 5, 2015

Banks face a continued onslaught of regulation in 2015 as politicians fine-tune forthcoming legislation to toughen up the banking system.

Facing up to regulatory fragmentation

Facing up to regulatory fragmentation

January 5, 2015

Differences in the content and timing of rules on resolution planning, structural reforms and derivatives threaten to unravel cross-border banking models.

Breaking bad banking

Breaking bad banking and the rise of conduct risk

January 5, 2015

Conduct risk – the risk of staff acting unprofessionally, unethically or illegally – has become a major concern for supervisors and banks, as Michael Imeson reports.

Too soon to call time on too big to fail

November 24, 2014

The G20 has asked the Financial Stability Board to test the potential impact of measures to end bank bail-outs before providing its seal of approval.

CFTC offers olive branch to Europe

CFTC offers olive branch to Europe

November 3, 2014

The new commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has pledged to replace existing regulation with more cross-border friendly rules. Will it be enough to reverse the fragmentation of the global market? 

Finding a better approach to global regulatory coordination

November 3, 2014

Kenneth E Bentsen, the head of one of the industry's largest trade associations says international regulatory bodies need to do more to ensure coordination between national regulators on the construction and timetable of rulebooks for global derivatives markets.

The watchdogs of the US financial system

The watchdogs of the US financial system

October 1, 2014

With a number of eye-watering fines emanating from the US in recent years, The Banker profiles the numerous regulators that are dishing out these punishments, and looks at how they police the world's largest financial market.

Axel Weber

Monetary policy: caught between price stability and financial stability

September 2, 2014

The interest rate needed for low inflation and full employment is different from the interest rate needed for financial stability. How did this happen and what can be done about it?

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