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Mifid II: market wants research unbundling review

Dec 3, 2019 Compliance

Market participants have opposed comments by Esma chair Steven Maijoor, who claims a full review of research unbundling rules is still premature

Libor transition: swaps market needs more time

Dec 5, 2019 Compliance

Following the FCA’s announcement that Sonia swaps should become the norm as of Q1 2020, opinions diverge on how achievable this is

Banks explore artificial intelligence to aid Libor transition

Dec 4, 2019 Conduct

The transition away from interbank rates is a massive operational challenge. Many banks are looking to the bots for help

Industry seeks permanent decision on CCP equivalence

Nov 28, 2019 Compliance

The European Commission’s Valdis Dombrovskis recently announced the extension of UK central clearing counterparty equivalence beyond March 2020, but market participants are calling for more clarity

Mifid II’s review path ahead

Nov 28, 2019 Compliance

As regulators agree to a staggered review of the largest post-crisis regulatory overhaul, Practice Insight gathers the industry’s wishlist and expectations

Away from equities: Mifid II, Priips struggle in fixed income, derivatives

Nov 28, 2019 Compliance

Market participants argue that regulations are difficult to implement because they are created for one asset class then applied to all

SOFR: repo speculators frustrate market makers

Nov 27, 2019 Conduct

Bankers complain that repo traders are using their knowledge of US markets to bet on movements in the secured overnight financing rate

Sonia loans market starts building momentum

Nov 21, 2019 Compliance

As Deutsche Bank announces its first Sonia loan and the Loan Market Association puts out exposure draft contracts, it seems the loan market is slowly picking up pace on the Libor transition