A shake-up of the UK power market is viewed as one likely outcome from a competition investigation into the country’s energy sector, but observers say the probe is being overshadowed by forthcoming regulatory...
In this issue of The Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures I would like to draw your attention to an alternative to financial market infrastructures (FMIs): correspondent banking.
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
More Competition articles
Ofgem’s moves to increase electricity market liquidity for small suppliers are a step in the right direction, but more must be done, argue market participants
The global credit crisis exposed the weaknesses inherent in the risk management and IT infrastructures employed by banks. Learn how these weaknesses can be overcome to increase competitiveness and reduce risks.
European competition commissioner confirms probe of banks' attempts to scupper CDS trading platforms
Eurozone faces stunning economic and financial challenges, says Julian Callow, chief European economist at Barclays Capital.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has settled with the OFT for breaking competition rules with Barclays
International consistency essential for compensation reform, says BBA
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.