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UK regulators look to hasten Libor’s demise

February 17, 2020

UK regulators have given the industry a sharp reminder that they are not doing enough to transition from Libor to alternative rates, giving the whole project a new sense of urgency. 

UK quest for divergence hangs over Brexit talks

January 29, 2020

With the UK having left the EU on January 31, one uncertainty has been traded for another: the post-Brexit UK-EU relationship. 

Is the FSOC underestimating risks to US financial stability?

January 2, 2020

Mortgage origination and cyber attacks are among the top concerns of the US Financial Stability Oversight Council but, surprisingly, the rapid growth in collateralised loan obligations is not seen as one of them. 

FCA takes Brexit opportunity to rethink rules

December 2, 2019

UK regulators see Brexit as an opportunity to review the country’s regulatory regime and shift the focus to an outcomes-based approach. 

ESMA drops foreign exchange bombshell

November 1, 2019

EU authorities are mulling bringing spot FX trading under the market abuse regime, in what would be a major change for the world’s largest market. 

Is Basel IV in danger of unravelling?

September 23, 2019

A changing economic environment and populist pressures are potentially threatening the faithful implementation of Basel IV across the world. 

UK ‘living will’ disclosure requirements troubling banks

September 2, 2019

Under the UK’s resolution framework, banks will have to disclose a substantial part of their planning to the public – which is causing them considerable concern. 

FSB explores GSIB derivatives resolution planning

July 31, 2019

The FSB appears to be attempting to move jurisdictions towards establishing a framework for winding down the derivatives portfolio of a global bank should it get into trouble. 

Regulators brace for inevitability of successful cyber attacks

July 2, 2019

Cyber crime can hit a bank hard from many different angles. It is therefore unsurprising that bankers view it as their number one risk.

Banks disappointed as MAR review looks to be delayed

June 3, 2019

The EU’s Market Abuse Regulation is over two years old and the industry thinks certain aspects of it need to be adjusted to make it work better. But they may have to be patient.

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