Market-makers will be uncomfortable taking on less liquid trades if instant reporting is required, warns a panel at Isda's European conference
A UK ban on commission payments to independent financial advisers will likely not be replicated in Europe, putting UK structured products at a competitive disadvantage, some participants warn
Asset-class specialists will struggle
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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’s Mifid review
Approaching the terminal
Under the microscope
Smoke and mirrors
Replicating the RDR
Tweaks to Mifid text would allow owners of OTFs to engage in matched principal trading
Sweden's financial supervisory authority warns about standards of information, sales practices and conflicts of interest ahead of Mifid II implementation
Weighing up life under Mifid
Regulator Q&A: Jean-Paul Servais of the FSMA
New ground rules
Risk awards 2012
Regulation and credit are two of the biggest challenges facing energy trading companies in 2012, says James Davies at Trayport.
Voice in the wilderness?
Members of the FX Joint Standing Committee comment on the recently reviewed Nips code, which includes a new section on electronic trading
EC committed to providing clarity on supply and trade transparency rules, says DG Energy policy expert
Clarifications on two sets of data transparency rules for European energy markets are in the works, according to European Commission policy expert
A new alphabet soup of financial services and energy market regulations are making firms nervous about their ability to comply, said panellists at Energy Risk's Central and Eastern Europe conference
Not yet in the clear
Regulatory risk on the agenda