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.

Market not prepared for post-Libor tax implications

Apr 18, 2019

The corporate and financial world has been more focused on other areas, but needs to consider the disruption to P&L when intercompany loans are renegotiated

Mifid II: market not tapping best execution data potential

Apr 11, 2019

While divergent practices continue to render RTS27 data almost entirely useless, certain players are working incredibly hard behind the scenes to extract value

Funds keep cards close to chest on post-Libor litigation

Apr 8, 2019

Hedge funds are putting the "fear of god" into issuers over post-Libor lawsuits, according to lawyers, issuers and funds speaking to Practice Insight

Mifid II: disconnect between issuers and dealers over allocation responsibility

Apr 3, 2019

Primary bond markets are seeing differing opinions between banks and their clients, especially regarding where responsibility for the allocation process lies, according to issuers, banks, lawyers and consultants speaking to Practice Insight

Brexit: firms lobby for EU-wide TPR harmonisation

Apr 2, 2019

Trade associations are boosting their lobbying efforts for harmonious post-Brexit temporary measures across the EU27. Market sources are struggling to gather all the relevant laws in one place as the news evolves rapidly

Hedge funds prepare post-Libor litigation attack lines

Mar 28, 2019

A number of opportunistic buyside firms are gearing up to bring cases against banks later for changing the reference rate on contracts. Some fear a cottage industry will emerge

Editorial: the sincerest form of flattery

Mar 28, 2019

Our rivals’ fondness for replicating Practice Insight’s content is now becoming a trend. But market participants would be wise not to rely on imitations

Banks: no single best practice for Mifid II allocation rationales

Mar 27, 2019

Syndicate bankers don't see any best practice for allocation justifications in primary bond markets - though a common framework does exist, and the differences are mostly marginal

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