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Transparency and own-capital ban for OTFs could interfere with “free flow” of market, says Lord Harrison, chair of a House of Lords committee that yesterday warned of fundamental flaws in Europe...
Further trilogue scheduled as policy-makers seek compromise on package for long-term products before summer recess
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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Europe's laws on the key information document (Kid) and packaged retail investment products (Prips) are scheduled for implementation on July 3. The latest draft suggests more onerous responsibility ...
Tweaks to Mifid text would allow owners of OTFs to engage in matched principal trading
The development of Solvency II is in a crucial phase. The three key European law-making institutions – the European Parliament, European Council and European Commission – are engaged in the so-called...
Ecofin votes through new regulatory regime - and final amendments appear to give UK extra freedom - but work remains before Danish presidency ends on July 1
The European Parliament is proposing changing many delegated acts into regulatory standards potentially moving considerable power to Eiopa - and prompting the commission to take legal advice. Thomas...
The Solvency II timetable is a coiled spring under pressure
Commission takes legal advice on Econ committee proposals
The funding squeeze
Concerns mount over Solvency II implementation timetable as plenary vote rescheduled to September
Legislation the European Commission is preparing for structured products is being circulated to European Union member states and will come in the form of a regulation. Richard Jory analyses the fina...
Patrick Pearson, head of the European Commission unit that drafted Emir, says forex swaps and forwards must be exempt from clearing under Esma standards
Amended Omnibus II text acknowledges a matching premium is necessary, but there is no detail on how it will work
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.