Philip Alexander is the regulation desk editor for Risk.net, overseeing a team of journalists in the UK, US and Asia. He was previously senior editor at The Banker magazine, covering financial regulation, capital markets, derivatives and central and eastern Europe.
Prior to entering journalism, he edited sovereign credit research for rating agency Standard & Poor’s in London. He was awarded a PhD in modern history by the University of Cambridge for a thesis on Britain and European integration.
Varied supervisory and external audit demands stretch cross-border risk management
French proposals could drive larger non-banks out of fixed income futures and options
Current €55bn fund may not be enough, says senior manager at Single Resolution Board
Final law could subject many firms to bonus cap, but even those that escape could struggle
French regulator wants supervisory convergence, examines Mifid II impact on market transparency
Official sees problems in draft regulation, says EU council and parliament are discussing them
Relocations from UK will boost EU capital markets; but CRR needs to remove national barriers
Subordinated debt requirement will hit smaller banks hardest
Policymakers want more focus on non-default loss resources; Eurex Clearing’s Mueller flags investment risk
Issuance strategies clouded by uncertainty over MREL subordination and pre-positioning
Top regulators frustrated by push to ring-fence capital and liquidity in EU subsidiaries of EU banks
Supervisory and market pressure to tackle NPLs will force some banks out of market
One EU regulator has already asked banks to avoid reliance on English law for bail-in
Exchange groups have 30-month exemption from access rules; listed derivatives users concerned it will become permanent