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.

Brexit: financial services braces for life without equivalence

Aug 13, 2020

The desire to diverge is greater than any actual divergence, and that sentiment will drive negotiations

Libor: Isda fallback protocol delay deals new blow to transition efforts

Sep 24, 2020

Market participants were expecting the protocol’s publication in July, but have now been told that it won’t become effective until January 2021

Exclusive: IHS Markit pulls out of term Sonia race

Sep 18, 2020

IHS Markit revealed to Practice Insight that it has ceased work on developing a term sterling risk-free rate, leaving three contenders in the game

Market readiness questioned as no-deal Brexit looms­­­

Sep 17, 2020

Just like last year, market participants are gearing themselves up for some chaotic months ahead

How Asian banks are managing the transition away from Libor

Sep 17, 2020

Libor transition experts from banks, consultancies and law firms share insights on progress in Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea

Mortgage banks question SOFR's suitability

Sep 17, 2020

The new rate is facing yet more scrutiny. This time banks are wondering if it's really appropriate for the home finance sector

[FREE TO READ] 'The months ahead are a critical period to act': a Q&A with Edwin Schooling Latter, FCA

Sep 3, 2020

An exclusive interview with the FCA’s director of markets and wholesale policy on the Libor transition’s key outstanding challenges and latest updates

Are SOFR solutions really just around the corner?

Sep 3, 2020

Officials have suggested that the development of Libor's replacement is well on track, but there are a number of outstanding issues