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Priips: industry reveals its wishlist

Jul 18, 2018

Buy and sellside firms and industry associations tell Practice Insight what they are lobbying the European Commission on, from scope to performance scenarios. They may now have the support of Esma too

Brexit: buyside will use new Isda master agreements

Jul 19, 2018

London fund managers find the French and Irish law documents useful in facilitating relocation, and would like to see more practical Brexit guidance from industry associations

Mifid II drives reversal of smart order routing

Jul 19, 2018

The new directive is reshaping trading activities, giving low-frequency traders an edge and driving a shift towards large-in-scale as the buyside gets more comfortable with the new environment

SFTR: market seeks alternative securities financing options

Jul 16, 2018

Corporates are looking at other options for securities lending due to the delay in the new regulation’s RTS. Firms are frustrated, as they cannot make concrete budgeting and resource plans

Firms are struggling to implement SFTR

Jul 12, 2018

Securities lending desks and trade repositories feel that the new regulation’s 153 data fields are cumbersome, with significant potential for errors and duplication. The UTI requirement is a particular headache

Mifid II: research unbundling goes global

Jul 12, 2018

In the latest example of the new directive's extraterritorial reach, here portfolio managers and research providers explain that just six months in, the unbundled model has already become the norm

STS: banks shun preferential treatment in new securitisations

Jul 10, 2018

Securitisation desks think the new framework could do more harm than good to the troubled market, with some concerned it will put buyside off from investing in the product

Libor administrator: why London rate should stay

Jul 9, 2018

Tim Bowler, CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange's benchmarks arm tells Practice Insight why the entire banking industry's cooperation is needed to keep Libor alive



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Libor Survey Report

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This landmark Libor reform survey finds a market split on everything from managing the transition and minimising disputes to impact on documentation and pricing. In-house lawyers, heads of rates, traders and corporate treasurers tell us how the upheaval will affect them

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