GFMA, IIF, Isda plan liquidity lobbying push

Draft report urges regulators to consider impact of FRTB and FTT on markets

Ripples in water
Draft report highlights liquidity "warning signs"

Three industry associations are preparing a major new lobbying offensive on the topic of market liquidity, based on research and analysis conducted by consulting firm PwC.

A 179-page draft report on that work, seen by Risk, concludes regulation is partly responsible for increased market fragility and calls for "a careful assessment" of reforms that are still on the drawing board, such as the Fundamental review of the trading book (FRTB), which sets new market risk capital requirements for banks.

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