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: corporates focused on internal arrangements

Jan 15, 2020

Supply contracts and intercompany loans are among the many areas that firms are assessing for their exposures to IBORs

OPINION: Is the Libor transition market-led or tier one-led?

Feb 24, 2020

While regulators stress the market-led nature of the transition, some sources worry that big banks will become the main beneficiaries

US banks grapple with post-Libor consent solicitations

Feb 17, 2020

Litigation is a major risk for US firms because of the 100% consent threshold required for amendments to many contracts. Bankers and their advisors explain how they are working to minimise the damage

Benchmarks Regulation review: what the market wants

Feb 13, 2020

Questions around scope, defining a critical benchmark and the role of administrators are among the key issues raised in the EU’s BMR review

The winners of the Libor transition

Feb 12, 2020

Bankers and consultants discuss how to make money from the global shift away from interbank offered rates: think high consultancy fees and savvy trading

Mifid II unbundling: US firms embrace CSAs

Feb 11, 2020

The SEC actively endorsed commission sharing agreements in its latest no-action relief, making market participants more comfortable with the model

Libor transition: why banks need to focus on litigation risk

Feb 4, 2020

Regulators have called 2020 a critical year for the transition. However, the path ahead is fraught with conduct challenges

US dollar Libor issuance continues

Jan 30, 2020

In-house bank sources cite a lack of operational readiness and SOFR challenges in the market's defence – but regulators are becoming increasingly impatient