By: Patrick de Neef
Financial leaders urge supervisors to assess the culture of banks
Let Eiopa levy fees on insurers and carry out direct supervision, argues chairman
UK regulator 'refocusing resources on insurance sector'
Chairman of the FSA uses annual Mansion House speech to highlight the issue of bank culture
Rather than rushing to increase regulation and potentially creating compliance costs and regulatory risks, authorities should be getting involved at the ground level to improve supervision, says Lars Hansen, Swedish insurer SEB Life’s chief risk officer
The World Bank's first assessment of the financial sector in China finds inadequacies in its regulation
The US is introducing Basel II at a similar pace to international peers and is also committed to timely implementation of Basel III, according to Marc Saidenberg, senior vice-president of bank supervision at the New York Fed, who warns of the dangers...
Rapid implementation process anticipated after working group approves draft
FRB building models to compare and benchmark bank results from late 2011
Three web seminars – in Hong Kong, London and New York – exploring key changes in international OTC derivatives regulation from a regional perspective
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision identifies eight issues it is working on as Basel III reform package heads into the political sphere
The financial regulator, Matthew Elderfield, has warned Irish insurers that he will be more interventionist, rather than wait for a market failure to manifest itself and then cautiously weigh up the costs and benefits of a response.
The G-20 FSB says financial pay structures are still evolving globally but that progress is good
Increased regulatory scrutiny means compliance officers are spending 20% of their time dealing with requests from regulators, creating a single liason officer therefore makes good sense
It’s all very well to make grand statements about the need for a new financial supervision framework in Europe, but can the EU work out the practicalities of reform?
Financial risk management professionals are bracing themselves for a torrent of new rules and regulations in 2010, now the extreme levels of stress have abated. And the supervisors say they only have themselves to blame. By Asia Risk staff
Penalty is, to date, the third largest levied by the UK regulator
Financial regulation around the world looks set for the biggest overhaul in recent history. But those implementing change face a number of obstacles, some of which might prove insurmountable. Duncan Wood looks at the challenges ahead and speculates...