Compliance

Compliance


News analysis on how banks, asset managers and trading venues are implementing new rules, from the changing nature of market structure under Mifid II, to how firms are grappling with transparency obligations and transaction reports.

SFTR: industry has made progress, but lacks clear guidelines

Sep 19, 2019

With the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation set to go live in four phases next year, many are still concerned the industry is not ready

Market coordination crucial to FRTB compliance

Oct 17, 2019

Inconsistency is greater between banks in the same jurisdiction than across different markets, according to those tasked with implementing the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

Buyside still not ready for Libor transition

Oct 2, 2019

As the ever-approaching transition away from interbank lending rates gains ground, UK buyside industry players reveal just how little prepared they are in an anonymous poll

Eonia to €STR transition expected to run smoothly

Sep 26, 2019

As €STR, the euro short-term rate, is set to hit the market early next month, market participants say they are confident the transition from Eonia to the new rate will be fairly smooth

Why Euribor is here to stay

Sep 12, 2019

As the market readies itself for the official launch of €STR next month, Practice Insight looks into Euribor’s future and why, unlike Libor, the euro interbank rate is not going anywhere fast

Euribor transition: €STR can learn from Sonia and SOFR

Sep 5, 2019

€STR, the euro short-term rate, is set for introduction next month. Here the ECB, bankers and lawyers explain how the European market can benefit from lessons learnt in the UK and US

Mifid II in the US: firms explore research unbundling options

Aug 29, 2019

With the SEC’s no action relief set to expire next summer, uncertainty shrouds the regulator’s next move

Johnson administration brings pragmatism to hard Brexit planning

Aug 28, 2019

Boris Johnson’s election as the UK’s prime minister is forcing firms to go ahead with no-deal measures they had been holding off for months