Report recommends a worst-case capital level of 22.5% for large ring-fenced retail banks and UK-headquartered systemically-important banks
Industry experts fear ring-fencing of banks' retail operations as proposed in the ICB's interim report may spell the end for free banking in the UK
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Post-crisis reforms will reduce leverage and squeeze returns, but JP Morgan’s Daniel Pinto is worried about two strands of regulation in particular, he tells Duncan Wood – margin for uncleared trades and the Volcker rule
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