A ring fence has been proposed for five major UK banks to prevent them issuing structured products. The ban's biggest impact will be on the structured deposits, says a London lawyer
The US regulator has published a report saying issuers and sellers should be doing more to manage conflicts of interest that arise when deciding which products to sell and to whom
Declining sales figures blamed for the redundancy of Legal & General structured products head James Harrington, but it's 'business as usual', says the firm
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Barclays is offering a 12-month reverse convertible based on the stock of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The high coupon is typical of shorter-term structures of this type that allow for some risk to capital
This defensive autocall from Société Générale could well pay decent returns, but there is a lower likelihood that the call will be triggered
The dramatic fall in the price of Research In Motion shares has inflicted capital losses on investors who took a stake in this six-month reverse convertible from UBS. Stability towards the end of the term was not enough to keep the underlying from sliding...
The US structured products market in August showed exactly the same features and preferences as it so often does – an obsession with leveraged return notes and the S&P 500
China's blooming wealth management sector will continue to depend on trust products, until they start to go wrong
Asic has criticised one provider and four distributors for poor marketing material
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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