When the US ban on bank proprietary trading was published last year, it was full of hazy concepts, which lawyers said would be fleshed out by supervisors. One has now issued guidance to its staff – and...
US banks say their initial concerns over the Volcker rule of Dodd-Frank have turned to relief, as the rule's drafting allows them to continue making markets in commodity derivatives
Commentators say the industry remains on tenterhooks until September when the issue will be discussed again at the European regulator's board
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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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