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SEC says US firms not prepared for Brexit

Dec 10, 2018

Chairman Jay Clayton tells Practice Insight that US firms are not doing enough to prepare their Brexit risk disclosures – some are only now conducting initial assessments. Banks say things are changing too quickly to keep up

Initial margin: custodians queue for legal blessing

Dec 6, 2018

Delays in custodian and collateral counterparties’ legal opinions put KYC and due-diligence timelines at risk. Here banks explain how they’re managing the process

Debt and equities teams review Brexit damage

Dec 4, 2018

Senior in-house counsel and bankers reflect on Brexit’s effects on capital markets as ECM desks abandon over 50 London Stock Exchange IPOs this year, while DCM struggles with low deal volumes and repapering

Special report: shifting UK IPO rules

Dec 3, 2018

Faced with both Mifid II and the FCA reforms, ECM heads explain how the changes have already hit deal timelines and exacerbated insecurities regarding possible leaks

Benchmark reform: opportunity in the complexity [sponsored]

Nov 29, 2018

The December 14 deadline for responses to the FCA/PRA letter on Libor transition has significantly increased the industry’s focus on benchmark reform. As transition planning accelerates it will also start to highlight the enormous complexity of the challenge ahead

Brexit: France fails to woo banks

Nov 29, 2018

London-based financial institutions are rebuffing the French government’s attempts to persuade them to relocate to Paris. This has led to the government accelerating its no-deal Brexit contract continuity precautions

Libor: banks don’t want to be calculation agents

Nov 28, 2018

Despite public opinion – or because of it – major investment banks say they would rather not be tasked with choosing the new rate for legacy contracts

Best practice: Mifid II research unbundling

Nov 27, 2018

Our new free-to-read series gives the inside story on how your competitors are implementing new rules. First up is how firms on both the buy and sellside are managing research budgets, pricing, consumption and coverage

Special reports

IPO Survey Report

Latest report

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..