Dealers in Italy run risk of “unpredictable legal conflicts”, warn lawyers at Norton Rose
Australian trade reporting rules to be in force by October
Authority promises guidelines on early implementation of risk governance and Orsa rules, but some doubt remains
New technical specifications on Solvency II’s capital requirements make some significant changes to the way insurers calculate their own funds, but they also leave some unanswered questions. Louie Woodall reports
Energy indexes may not be included in EU market abuse rules, but remain likely to be hit by further scrutiny
Insurers 'keen to close down market' in controversial investments
Australia's latest consultation paper outlines only "incremental steps" to central clearing
Regulatory risk and political meddling also big concerns, says Norton Rose research
Liquidity swaps face uncertain future as FSA consults on risk management
Independent Commission on Banking recommends 10% core tier-one capital. Possible reduction with living will
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European insurers are gearing up to take part in Solvency II’s latest and final quantitative impact study. John Ferry assesses what the latest proposals suggest about the impact of the new regime
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Clifford Chance has been ranked number one in the first annual OpRisk & Compliance survey of law firms engaged in risk and compliance activities for financial services firms. But as the results attest, risk and compliance is a hot area for global law...
Norton Rose is moving to rebuild its structured finance and has hired Laurence Garside, formerly a partner in Lovells' derivatives practice.
HSBC has appointed Craig Squire as head of structuring for London conduit securitisation, which involves the repackaging and securitisation of a number of asset pools via a single company, rather than the traditional use of special-purpose vehicles.