Regulation / Structured Products
Regulators are looking at rules on cost disclosure in an attempt to boost transparency in structured products. But are they in danger of confusing investors with too much detail? Christian Vollmuth, managing...
How does the mind of a regulator work? In a variety of ways, is the answer. Motivated either from pressure being forced down by their political bigwig bosses or from consumer protection being forced up...
A panel of regulators, trade association leaders and lawyers opened this year's Structured Products Americas conference with opinions on how best to regulate the market. Delegates also participated in...
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France went first with its new transaction tax regime – and found that leaving derivatives outside its scope created a loophole. Italy is up next and is set to fix that problem with a broader tax. Could other European nations follow suit? Tom Newton...
The introduction of a new financial tax in France towards the end of 2012 could work in favour of structured products and ETFs
The Retail Distribution Review is hailed as the biggest shake-up of UK financial services since the Big Bang. But there is disagreement about its likely effect on structured products. Vita Millers reports
The European Commission’s proposal on packaged retail investment products has raised questions, especially with regard to the key investor information document. Rita Laura D’Ecclesia, professor of applied mathematics and director of the PhD in international...
The European Commission’s proposal on packaged retail investment products was a hot topic at the Structured Products Europe conference, with seconded national expert Tim Shakesby saying some European politicians believe the scope of the regulation should...
European legislators are discussing the EC’s proposals on packaged retail investment products – and some believe the scope of the regulation should be extended
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