David Meister, former enforcement chief at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, speaks exclusively to Alexander Osipovich about market manipulation, high-frequency trading and the value of Dodd-Frank...
As CCPs in the region gear up for clearing, banks need to make a critical decision about whether to join up. Which clearing house is currently on top?
Basel III is changing the shape of the global repo markets but in Asia banks are sensing an opportunity. Why are Asia’s markets such an attractive proposition for repo?
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New US capital and liquidity rules for overseas banks could cripple repo and securities lending businesses, the industry claims. Some banks are already considering scaling back, but there are deeper concerns, too. Peter Madigan reports
Time is running out for foreign companies to register under the US Fatca anti-tax-evasion law, but they are still frustrated by a lack of clarity on the law’s requirements, in particular the rules governing know-your-customer procedures
With only a few months to go before the compliance deadline, industry observers still report much work to do for fund managers to comply with the latest European directive. OpRisk looks at the obstacles ahead
The battle between the federal government and individual states over whose authority trumps the other has recently spilled over into the realm of insurance regulation, with ground-shaking implications for firms and federal agencies alike.
Solvency II is on its way to a rolling start after national supervisors pledged to adopt Eiopa’s interim guidelines as their own. Reporting requirements are the main concern for insurers, which are hastily rebooting their compliance programmes. But...
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