France went first with its new transaction tax regime – and found that leaving derivatives outside its scope created a loophole. Italy is up next and is set to fix that problem with a broader tax. Could...
Robert Mirsky, a partner and global head of hedge funds at accountancy firm KPMG, talks about regulation, tax and consolidation and offers his advice for start-up managers.
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Central banks have never been more important to the smooth running of the financial system than they are now. From benchmark setting to prudential regulation, Denis Beau of Banque de France explains why central banks can’t afford to take their eye off...
Last year’s estimates of the likely size of fines paid over the Libor rigging scandal are proving to be far too optimistic – part of a trend of harsher penalties and more aggressive investigation among regulators in several countries
Seven bank interventions, including major cases of fraud, have rocked Brazil’s small and medium-sized bank sector. Investors are calling into question everything from banks’ business models and costs of funding through to corporate governance standards,...
Regulators have spent much of the past year trying to work out why risk-weighted asset numbers are so varied. With the results due soon, bank participants say the study should paint a kinder picture than other recent analyses, but they fear the policy...
Banks need to adapt to a more uncompromising approach to enforcement and prosecution at the UK Serious Fraud Office, writes Jonathan Grimes, a partner at Kingsley Napley
Solvency II’s requirement for insurers to project capital calculations forward over a number of years is a significant challenge for insurers that are still grappling with modelling their year-one requirements. As Clive Davidson finds, there is significant...
The move to central clearing will generate a wealth of information on derivatives around the region – but making use of this requires both trade repositories and data sharing. Progress on both has been slow
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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