Obscure provisions in UK Consumer Rights Act could threaten issuance programmes
IRRBB could reveal commercially sensitive information and mislead analysts
Ban on insider trading in commodities seen as “very tricky”
Post-UBS enforcement action, what next for custom indexes?
Priips to force banks to publish cost analysis of corporate trades
US dealers’ custom index operations under heightened scrutiny following SEC enforcement action
US official says regulator is examining "a case or two"
EU non-financial reporting rules expected to push firms to consider ESG concerns
Institutions may not favour volatile, high-beta hedge fund replicators, critics say
Bank accounting has improved in past two years, BoE governor tells hearing
Government review calls for bank capital levels in "top quartile"
Disclosure orders lift corporate veil against third-party businesses
Lawyer says bill will not cut tax avoidance, only harm investment
Open to disclosure
New trading platforms must enable dealers to make pre-trade disclosures – but industry doesn't know what information needs to be provided
Ten-week extension comes as welcome surprise to dealers, but industry still has concerns about timing and content of new rules
Under the microscope
Weaknesses exist in the language of new rules meant to prevent use of insider information and other forms of market abuse in the wholesale energy sector
A Basel III conference panel disagree over whether banks should publish liquidity coverage ratio and net stable funding ratio estimates now, even though the final rules are not yet agreed
Accentuate the negative
Think tank CSFI unsure of merits of transparency as focus on remuneration grows
Regulators and politicians know what needs to be done to put the eurozone on an even keel and fix the holes exposed by the subprime crisis, says Mattias Persson, head of financial stability at the Sveriges Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank. The result will…