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.

USD Libor delay could change fallback protocol timing 

Dec 10, 2020

Market participants have shown concern that the partial delay of the USD Libor transition will impact the timing of Isda’s fallback methodology for derivative contracts, calling for a response from the trade body

Libor transition 2021: no time to die off

Jan 13, 2021

UK authorities have just published a refresher of key upcoming deadlines and milestones, sending a clear message that there will be no backtracking from here onwards

Capital markets union: the Brexit factor 

Jan 7, 2021

 The need for a fully-fledged capital markets union has regained attention in the aftermath of Covid-19, but the UK’s departure from the EU could reshape the project dramatically

EXCLUSIVE: IBA, Refinitiv to launch Sonia term rate production

Jan 6, 2021

ICE Benchmark Administration and Refinitiv have confirmed they would launch the production of their term Sonia benchmark on January 11, ahead of competitor FTSE Russell

Opinion: could we not just have fixed Libor?

Dec 17, 2020

The latest setback to the Libor transition came as little surprise to those involved in the process, calling into question the need for replacement rates in the first place

Emir and Mifir – all effort no value

Dec 17, 2020

Struggling with the difficulties of regulatory reporting after Brexit, firms are questioning the need for such stringent requirements

Covid-19 and Brexit renew EU capital markets union emergency 

Dec 16, 2020

Following the publication of a new action plan by the European Commission, market participants reflect on what the last few months have told us about the state of the capital markets union in Europe

USD Libor delay: problem solver, or problem creator?

Dec 7, 2020

The initial industry response to the multi-agency decision to delay parts of the USD Libor transition has been positive, but some sources argue the delay is causing more problems than it is fixing

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