Commissione Nazionale per le Societa e la Borsa (Consob)

Risk & Return Italia 2009

Attendees at the Risk & Return Italia 2009 conference in Milan were treated to an explanation from the Italian regulator about how new recommendations should be interpreted. Speakers were keen to respond and give their views on how regulation is…

The transparency tide

The issue of counterparty risk and how best to convey it to retail investors dominated the agenda at the Structured Products Europe conference. Delegates explored ways of identifying and mitigating risk, while the rise in structured funds and regulation…

Italian regulator to use CDS data

Interdealer broker GFI has started providing credit default swap (CDS) data to the Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa, the Italian securities market regulator (Consob)- possibly for market surveillance purposes.