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...
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...
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
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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
Malta’s regulator, the MFSA, is confident expansion of its staff will be able to keep up with the demands of an ever-increasing financial services sector, particularly in the alternatives fund area.
The Retail Distribution Review is hailed as the biggest shake-up of UK financial services since the Big Bang. But there is disagreement about its likely effect on structured products. Vita Millers reports
The European Commission’s proposal on packaged retail investment products has raised questions, especially with regard to the key investor information document. Rita Laura D’Ecclesia, professor of applied mathematics and director of the PhD in international...
The European Commission’s proposal on packaged retail investment products was a hot topic at the Structured Products Europe conference, with seconded national expert Tim Shakesby saying some European politicians believe the scope of the regulation should...
Remit is ushering in an array of new reporting requirements designed to curb abuse in European energy markets. But firms are struggling to make sense of the requirements. Gillian Carr reports
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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