Editorial: Protecting privacy

Richard Jory
Richard Jory, Structured Products Editor

The idea that the private banking industry needs to form an effective lobbying group is not as peculiar as it might seem.

Regulators across the globe have snapped into action and rolled out shiny new rules designed to protect investors from those that mis-sell their structured product wares to retail investors. The key word in all of this used to be ‘retail’, but as the latest regulations take shape an accidental bystander is being swept into the melee – the private banker.

The traditional messa