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Banks: Libor transition will happen sooner than end-2021

Jun 1, 2020 Conduct

Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo urge market participants to think of the movement in liquidity to alternative reference rates as the true transition date

Frustration mounts amid stagnant Brexit talks

May 28, 2020 Compliance

The latest failed round of trade negotiations between the EU and UK risks fostering sentiments of irritation and impatience among market participants

Mifid II: European Commission reviews collide

May 28, 2020 Conduct

Market participants are concerned by a shift in the EU’s priorities and what that means for the future of research unbundling

Coronavirus highlights risk-free rates advantages for corporates

May 27, 2020 Conduct

Corporates have welcomed the usage of risk-free rates, which go down in times of crisis while the credit risk used to calculate Libor goes up

Mifid II and lit exchanges: LIS waivers only?

May 26, 2020 Conduct

Market participants believe that the directive’s aim to push trading onto venues will harm end investors

EU banking regulation: striking a balance

May 21, 2020 Conduct

A number of capital relief measures for banks were recently proposed by the European Commission. Practice Insight asked market participants whether they think the authorities got it right

Bankers: Securitisation Regulation has been positive for Europe

May 21, 2020 Compliance

In a seemingly rare showing of bankers embracing regulation, sources say the post-crisis framework has been effective – but is yet to be fully tested by Covid-19

Libor: interim delays are no licence to relax

May 19, 2020 Conduct

UK regulators have granted temporary relief on some of the transition’s milestones this year, but market participants should stay focused as the end-2021 deadline is unlikely to change