Counting the costs
Editor’s letter - October 2010
Financial Services Authority's Dan Waters says regulators should gather more information about the systemic risks hedge funds pose
UK regulator worried heavy handed rules will drive hedge funds out of Europe, depriving supervisors of information on their European activities
Independent mentality is essential as EU broadens the role of audit committees
Power market risk managers face a new set of liquidity and market risks if the European Union (EU) enforces proposed regulation changes, says RWE chief
European Financial Stability Facility secures triple A rating
The EC’s new short-selling rules should reduce unco-ordinated action by national regulators, say dealers
Academic labels three new watchdogs “a waste and a mistake”; former financial secretary Lord Myners scornful of Basel III
Elana Hahn joins Morrison & Foerster's capital markets group in a role that involves guiding clients through regulatory changes.
Influential risk management and analytics business school, the EDHEC-Risk Institute, has criticised France for its hardline approach to commodity derivatives market regulation on lack of evidence
What price advice?
Deal reached on replacement for Ceiops
France has warned the European Commission that it will tighten its commodities derivatives regulation to prevent the risk of big swings in commodities prices
Question of trust
Turkey turns on the power
The number of approved Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in China tumbles by 30% after investors voice concerns that the generated credits will not be legal under future emissions' regulation
Carbon brokers establish their own checks for assessing counterparty risk, following European market authorities’ failure to react to a spate of carbon market fraud.
JP Morgan and Gunvor completed the first European Union 2020 over-the-counter European Union Allowance carbon contract on August 6, signalling their confidence in the European carbon markets
New pre-trade transparency requirements for MTFs and ETFs as Cesr moves to a rules-based approach
ECB denies claims stress test scenarios were not severe enough
Institutions in Germany, Spain and Greece would be unable to maintain capital levels under “adverse scenarios”
Widely diverging interest rates could occur if EMU is dissolved, warns Dutch insurer