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With regulators working hard to combat manipulation in wholesale financial and energy markets, price reporting agencies (PRAs) are in the firing line. On May 14, the European Commission (EC) launched a...
Solvency II calibrations need to account for different national contexts
Price reporting agencies (PRAs) are facing intense scrutiny from regulators, amid renewed allegations that their widely used price indexes are being manipulated by unscrupulous energy traders. Will ...
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Division of labour
Political focus on promoting long-term finance could be detrimental to insurance industry, warns European Commission's former Solvency II leader
Beating the negative forces
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.