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Brexit poll part two: UK firms set sail

Jan 16, 2019

The second instalment of this landmark survey uncovers the UK financial market’s top choice for relocation. Meanwhile continental firms haven't even heard of the FCA's plan for continued access. Part three will be published next week

ETF industry unconcerned by Libor reform

Jan 17, 2019

Traders and managers say they're just not phased by the potential impact of benchmark reform on exchange-traded funds, despite a number of unanswered questions surrounding recourse and performance. Some hadn’t even considered it

RTS extension confusion delays SFTR

Jan 14, 2019

Banks are taking action and cutting back or reallocating their teams after a misunderstanding over the regulatory technical standards implementation date. It began with an Isla announcement

Brexit poll part one: a market divided

Jan 10, 2019

Practice Insight surveys in-house lawyers on both the buy and sellside as they wrestle with Brexit preparations. Here they reveal product concerns, relocation strategies and the internal politics surrounding it all

Libor reform: corporates start asking questions

Jan 9, 2019

Bankers and treasurers say they’re gradually awakening to the work that needs to be done. Some are already looking at restructuring legacy deals, though most are still at the exploratory stage

Initial margin: trade sensitivities calculation creates disputes

Jan 4, 2019

Counterparties are quarrelling over trade sensitivities inputted via Isda’s calculation method, despite the industry group’s efforts to ease the process

One year in: Mifid II’s most innovative solutions

Dec 18, 2018

As Mifid II’s first birthday fast approaches, Practice Insight reviews the most creative interpretations of the rules to emerge so far, from periodic auctions to all-you-can-eat research packages

Libor reform: banks lobby for consistency in fallbacks

Dec 12, 2018

Differences in approach between working groups in the US and UK are set to be a headache for multicurrency debt programmes. Banks are working with industry groups to prevent a patchwork of fallbacks from developing

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IPO Survey Report

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This landmark IPO reform survey reveals a market in dismay, as syndicate firms are struggling with interpreting the new unconnected analyst procedures, and face their insecurities regarding possible leaks..