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.

Libor transition success will serve as blueprint for financial services collaboration

Jan 18, 2022

With Libor now permanently discontinued in 24 of its 35 settings, transition heads and advisers in different parts of the market reflect on a tumultuous four years of transition planning

Inflation could slow the green transition

Jan 24, 2022

Authorities might shy away from taking harder regulatory steps to catalyse the green transition in fear of exacerbating the current inflation period

Libor transition – what’s next?

Jan 20, 2022

With Libor now gone in most tenors, market participants’ attention turns to synthetic rate use and to the US dollar transition, although some follow-up work remains in other currencies 

Post-Brexit UK regulatory landscape remains murky

Jan 13, 2022

A year on from Brexit, decisions have been made and new regulations have emerged, but questions remain as to the UK’s overall direction of travel

UK CCP equivalence denotes more balanced EU mindset

Jan 11, 2022

The outcome of the equivalence decision hinges on the extent to which the EU is willing to compromise stability and competitiveness for the sake of high-level political objectives

ESG implementation will accelerate in 2022

Jan 6, 2022

While 2021 saw much useful sign-posting and pledge-making from both regulators and financial firms, this year will bring meaningful action in several key green transition areas

Central bank digital currencies spearhead cross-border payments innovation

Jan 3, 2022

The Bank for International Settlements is making headway in the latest CBDC projects and the challenges that come with them, explains adviser and solution architect Daniel Eidan

CME to ease SOFR transition as volumes jump

Dec 7, 2021

Trading in the US risk-free rate reflects the shift in the dynamics of the rates market, and the exchange is now looking to reduce hurdles to further client penetration ahead of the Libor cessation date

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Two of the seven USD Libor maturities discontinued at the end of 2021, and the other five – overnight, one, three, six and 12 months – will follow in June 2023, we surveyed the market to gauge readiness