Relentless focus on Priips compliance leaves industry vulnerable to hidden threats
Obscure provisions in UK Consumer Rights Act could threaten issuance programmes
Bafin neglecting consumers, conference speakers say
ECJ decision means new problems for data preservation
Operational risks from microlending increasing in developed and developing world
Report from FOS highlights malpractice by loan middlemen
Misleading advertising common among high-interest loan providers
Mandatory insurance for assets held by futures brokers would be extremely costly, concludes industry-backed report
The last in our series of top 10 op risks for 2014 looks at tighter consumer regulation. An industry plagued by scandal will now face closer regulatory attention on its retail side
Internal failures will prove as dangerous as external threats for the financial industry in 2014
Editorial: Taking medical advice
New EU-wide regulations for retail investment products are needed to lure investors back into European securities, according to speakers at the ICFR conference in Amsterdam
UK restructure could create scary superpower
The planned Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could drive US focus on treating customers fairly for retail banking and credit products
The break-up of the UK Financial Services Authority is beginning to take shape, says the regulator's head of risk management
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer confirms the FSA is to be abolished and replaced with a new regulatory regime.
US legislators are pressing for reforms that will lead to a big shake-up in how over-the-counter derivatives are bought and sold. The question is how this will affect the structured notes market. John Ferry reports
Nobody likes change. And it is difficult at the moment to predict where the US is heading next on the regulatory front. But having an enterprise risk management system in place will help banks face the coming market and regulatory challenges. Victoria...
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has launched an investigation into financial institutions' underwriting derivatives contracts used by US municipals to finance debt at lower costs.