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Basel III's higher capital levels mean "bankers' pay will come down"
After the financial crisis of 2008–9, authorities needed to 'rehabilitate' corporate debtors to improve their creditworthiness. Why have they failed?
Hank Prybylski of Ernst & Young LLP discusses how firms are effectively dealing with risk management during a time of intense focus on financial regulatory reform.
UK FSA's Hedge Fund survey and Hedge Fund as Counterparty survey find systemic risk low, but it does offer limited warnings
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
More guidance is needed from the CFTC on the definition of a swap, according to Ferc and other industry associations concerned about regulatory overlap
Pollution rule could impact long-term ERCOT reliability and create additional costs as power plants devote resources to understanding the new system, ERCOT warns
Recent reports of the Serious Fraud Office's involvement in the News International case could reinforce SFO director Richard Alderman's argument for its independence
FSMA initiative aims to restrict the distribution of structured products deemed unsuitable for the average retail investor
Monetary and capital markets deputy director Christopher Towe tells conference delegates that ongoing vulnerabilities could sow the seeds of the next crisis
A move to boost the electricity market’s transparency through additional data reporting has drawn criticism and raised questions about the FERC’s focus. Pauline McCallion reports
Indian insurance regulator adopts industry software for product vetting
Many commodity traders are worried about potential political interference in markets and prices as France’s Nicolas Sarkozy and US President Barack Obama call for regulation of the sector.
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