News analysis on how banks and asset managers are implementing conduct-focused rules, including investor protection under Mifid II’s product governance frameworks and the integrity of Libor.

MAR: major disconnect between market and regulators

Oct 17, 2019

Following the launch of Esma’s latest consultation on the Market Abuse Regulation, Practice Insight speaks to market users and regulators to understand where priorities lie with the regime’s review

Banks explore artificial intelligence to aid Libor transition

Dec 4, 2019

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

SOFR: repo speculators frustrate market makers

Nov 27, 2019

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

Environmental, social and governance survey

Nov 15, 2019

Everyone talks about ESG, but what do they really mean? Take our three-minute survey now

Swaps market takes the lead on €STR transition

Nov 5, 2019

The first €STR transactions have been cleared, paving the way for the industry’s transition away from Eonia. Here swaps traders explain how it's worked so far

EU regulators v market: the big divide

Oct 31, 2019

As the new European Commission steps in, regulators and market participants reflect on how financial services rulemaking can be improved – and share their disdain for the ex-ante approach

Paul Tucker reveals the one thing regulators didn't get right

Oct 28, 2019

The former deputy-governor of the Bank of England told Practice Insight that it’s still unclear whether or not regulators’ post-crisis tools will work

FCA: Buyside ‘miles behind’ on SMCR journey

Oct 23, 2019

Less heavily regulated asset managers are stalling on implementation of the UK’s new conduct rules. Some believe the framework is already affecting the talent pool