Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)

Ferc chairman to step down

Glencore Xstrata poaches Morgan Stanley LNG team; CME Group adds former bank commodity head; Tullett Prebon hires Icap weather broker; LME chief executive resigns; SEB replaces commodity chief

Turning points: SEB's Torbjörn Iwarson

While many investment banks are having a tough time in commodity markets, Swedish bank SEB is going against the grain by increasing its appetite for risk. Torbjörn Iwarson, the bank’s head of commodities, talks to Jay Maroo

Supervision not regulation, says SEB's Hansen

Rather than rushing to increase regulation and potentially creating compliance costs and regulatory risks, authorities should be getting involved at the ground level to improve supervision, says Lars Hansen, Swedish insurer SEB Life’s chief risk officer

Global Custody Survey 2010

2010's Global Custody Survey paints a positive picture for market participants as assets under custody rise for the majority of respondents. Sophia Morrell reports.

Nordic markets warm to central clearing

Regulators across the globe are intent on forcing over-the-counter derivatives through central clearing. How are supervisors in the Nordic region responding, and could the relative lack of liquidity in domestic markets hamper their efforts? By…