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Opinion: the case for multiple benchmarks post-Libor wins the day

Apr 12, 2021 Compliance

Richard Sandor, CEO of the American Financial Exchange, discusses how the idea that one rate will replace Libor in the US is no longer up for discussion, and how this way, everybody benefits

Investment firms prudential regime paves way for FCA’s post-Brexit supervision

Apr 12, 2021 Compliance

The new regime for UK investment firms is not due until January next year, but sources say that it is indicative of the FCA’s willingness to reform its approach to supervision

Mifid II review to look at systematic internalisers

Apr 8, 2021 Conduct

Market participants expect the long-anticipated review to tackle competitivity and harmonise transparency obligations among trading venues and SIs

Taxonomy accelerates green market activity

Apr 7, 2021 Conduct

The EU Taxonomy Regulation is a poster child for the EU’s trailblazing role in the green transition space. Bankers say the new rulebook is generally fulfilling its ambition, albeit with some complications

Limited TONA issuance is harming Japanese Libor transition

Apr 6, 2021 Conduct

A lack of liquidity, consensus and indecision is dragging down progress, but with the deadline fast approaching firms must take action sooner rather than later

Sterling Libor market stands ready as Q1 deadline hits

Mar 31, 2021 Conduct

Libor can no longer be used in any new lending and cash products maturing after year-end. Industry figures take stock of market readiness

Brexit highlights need for consolidated tape

Mar 31, 2021 Compliance

Market participants expect the Mifid II review to mark the beginning of a viable consolidated tape project in the near future

Brexit MOU is a timid step towards future cooperation 

Mar 30, 2021 Conduct

Negotiations on a memorandum of understanding for future financial services cooperation have now concluded, but it represents very limited practical progress for firms

Special reports

Latest report

Following more than 40 hours of interviews with 63 sources across financial services, Practice Insight’s landmark investigation into the accumulative impact of the financial crisis is now available