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A liquid structured products market would be great news for investors but the industry needs to consider the consequences, say market participants
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The Retail Distribution Review is already having an impact on structured products in the UK if new products launched this month are anything to go by
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Retail Distribution Review forcing structurers and distributors to consider greater use of online platforms for trading structured products
The Retail Distribution Review will encourage financial advisers to switch from selling structured funds to exchange-traded funds, say market participants
Richard Jory reports from the Structured Products Americas conference in Miami
Market participants in the UK are optimistic that the removal of commission in favour of fees for financial advice as part of the Financial Services Authority's Retail Distribution Review will help sales of structured products
S&P Indices launches equally weighted proxies that measure the quality of US and European banks in conjunction with Isda, the trade body for the global OTC derivatives industry
After mass investor flight to the perceived safety of certificates of deposit, US regulator Finra plans to investigate quite how safe the investments are, especially those that include a derivative component
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future