The vast majority of respondents to a Risk.net poll do not believe G-20 members will meet the end-2012 deadline for all standardised OTC derivatives to be cleared through CCPs
Four Asian banks are among the FSB's initial list of global systemically important financial institutions, including three from Japan and one from China
“It’s good to have hard deadlines”
Chinese banking watchdog director-general Luo Ping says China should continue with its conservative regulatory approach, which insulated it against the worst effects of the global financial crisis
Panellists at an EC conference in Brussels this morning warned CCPs have made little progress on detailed survival plans - leaving the system exposed
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Data industry executives say national regulators must now champion the legal entity identifier project if risk management goals are to be met
FSB remuneration guidelines suggest all firms should have risk management executives on compensation committee
The FSB warns that some regulations appear to be contrary to the spirit of the OTC derivatives reforms agreed by G-20 members – a statement some believe was prompted by a disagreement over the scope of European derivatives regulation
A Financial Stability Board peer review finds the Australian financial system remains strong but banks face Basel III liquidity and wholesale funding challenges
FSB settles on plan to tackle the 'too big to fail' problems posed by systemically important financial institutions; measures will be sent to G-20 summit in November
In an exclusive interview, the BBA discusses whether the ICB should have looked more closely at other separation models for its final report on financial stability in the UK
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End of term for longest-serving US regulator
Masao Hasegawa, CRO at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, says he was taken aback by a regulatory requirement to develop a resolution and recovery plan before year-end
A new pull for CoCos
Incoming president of the European Central Bank warns against pressure to water down regulatory reform, in this edited version of a foreward to a new Risk book
With the increased global threat of risk in the financial and other systems, the OECD calls for a permanent risk body within its organisation
ETF providers have been angered by the continuing focus on synthetic ETFs by regulators such as the Bank of England and the IMF. But they are particularly concerned about the bad press coverage.
Bair bids bye-bye
Clearing rules 'won't work' unless US and European regulators can agree on detail, says senior French regulator
Systemically important solutions
Basel Committee proposes a staggered common equity capital surcharge for systemically important banks, but steers clear of contingent capital
A panel of experts at the Risk India conference in Mumbai believes the ETF market is set for growth in India, but expressed concern about synthetic products