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Ex-lawyer turned financial adviser, author and advocate for the industry, Regatta’s Eric Greschner talks to Yakob Peterseil about the inroads structured products have made in the US, the work he is doing...
Global securities regulator says both entities need to take a longer-term view
HSBC is the number one issuer of new structured products in the US registered market in November, with Investec holding its own as the biggest issuer of products in the UK
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Industry unclear on future of Bitcoin
The US annuity market is evolving. Fixed indexed annuities are gaining ground on variable annuities, and new hybrids are entering the market. Are regulators able to keep up with the pace of change?
Piecemeal reform of reinsurance laws continues to frustrate Lloyd’s market
Dutch bank Rabobank has shaken off its Libor label pretty quickly, leaving it to focus on its co-operative roots, the AMA and its RCSA roll-out. Anne Snel-Simmons, head of operational risk management at Rabobank, talks to OpRisk about the challenges...
Protection for whistleblowers not clear cut
After thinking they would be ignored in a broad reform of the US tax system led by David Camp, retail investors could find themselves in the firing line for phantom income tax, say bankers
Long-awaited report proposes reforms to US state and federal practices
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.