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A wider remit
EU Polish presidency paper highlights concerns over aspects of the counter-cyclical capital buffer rules under CRD IV
Regulatory pressure and recognition of the importance of risk and compliance at firms is driving recruitment of executives from around the world into the Middle East
The Operational Riskdata Exchange says benchmarking is the next step in its effort to help operational risk managers improve their use of scenarios
The head of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators says new non-binding guidance will appear shortly after the Remit regulation is published in the EU's official journal
For every extra year a pension scheme member lives, liabilities increase 3%, according to Club Vita's Gaches
Change of scene
As early as December, energy trading firms could be subject to a compliance regime for Europe's complex - and confusing - new insider-trading rules
Firms say definition of "algorithmic trading" needs revising, while exchanges applaud new pre- and post-trade transparency framework for OTC derivatives
Overestimated inflation projections could be costing UK defined benefit scheme sponsors more than £50 billion in unnecessary funding commitments, a corporate adviser warns
Many energy trading firms have yet to begin getting the technological infrastructure in place to comply with new EU and US financial market regulations, say panellists
Fears that the sovereign debt crisis will lead to global financial shock is causing oil producers to reduce inventory and cut back investment – creating a potential supply problem in future, warns...
Wide-ranging review seeks to raise operational risk capital and overhaul the basic indicator and standardised approaches
A conflict between new liquidity regulations under Basel III and existing central bank operations leaves a gap that banks may be able to exploit, warns financial stability expert
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