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Big banks take lead in FRTB compliance

Jun 17, 2019 Compliance

While big banks look to fine-tune FRTB compliance, medium-sized banks are considering more complete outsourcing solutions, according to banking and consultancy sources

Brexit contingency plans stall as industry adopts ‘wait-and-see’ attitude

Jun 19, 2019 Conduct

With the race for Tory leadership at full speed and Brexit pushed back until later this year, regulator and buyside sources say they have paused contingency planning for the summer

Regulators invest in AI to clean reporting data sets

Jun 13, 2019 Conduct

Regulators are investing in artificial intelligence to build insights from data generated by the new post-financial-crisis reporting regimes; however, some data quality challenges remain

Investors approve first ever amendment to Libor legacy bond

Jun 11, 2019 Conduct

Market participants and the FCA have welcomed news of the first ever successful amendment of a floating rate note to reference an alternative rate instead of Libor

Mifid II double volume caps: fragile equilibrium is temporary

Jun 6, 2019 Compliance

Market participants are successively circumventing the rule that limits dark pool trading, though the new status quo could prove transitory if and when the regulator steps in

Practice Insight’s most read: May 2019

Jun 6, 2019 Conduct

Busy? Here are all the stories your competitors read last month, from contractual shifts to Sonia to Mifid reporting fines

How Basel III is driving Europe's synthetic securitisation market

Jun 3, 2019 Compliance

According to in-house sources, the capital requirement rules are behind the surprising growth of Europe's synthetic securitisation market

Loan market still concerned by lack of term Libor replacement

May 30, 2019 Conduct

Term rates are better suited to cash products, but market participants must accept that they may not get what they want when Libor is discontinued in two years