News analysis on the regulatory effects on disclosures, terms, covenants, redemption and subordination. Whether it’s how product manufacturers are keeping their Priips KIDs under three pages or how bail-in clauses are changing as a result of new capital rules, it’s all here.

Big changes expected on green transition under Biden

Jan 28, 2021

With the new administration’s commitment to the Paris Agreement officially in place, market participants discuss the potentially far-reaching impact of a US Green New Deal in the finance sector

Libor tough legacy continues to haunt market

Jun 17, 2020

The Bank of England’s RFR working group recently published its tough legacy report, but many market participants are still likely to feel left in the dark

Libor transition: consensus on fallbacks is stepping stone

Apr 30, 2020

The consensus reached in the latest consultation on pre-cessation fallbacks will help Isda develop a single protocol, effectively fast-tracking market participants’ efforts to transition away from Libor

The ARRC takes a look at student loans

Apr 16, 2020

Consultant George Bollenbacher considers the Alternative Reference Rates Committee’s latest consultation on how to treat this huge retail category when it comes to Libor reform

'No meaningful use' for Mifid best ex reports

Feb 3, 2020

Market participants don't see the point in the reports, but are overly optimistic if they expect regulators to change the rules

Priips: market ‘cries out’ for clarity

Nov 20, 2019

While a consultation on changes to key information documents has been released, market participants require that clarity be established once and for all on the regime’s scope

How robust fallbacks are hindering the Libor transition

Nov 14, 2019

Lawyers and traders explain how the back-up option is preventing real progress

Investment firms find potential Priips loophole

Nov 14, 2019

A new solution has emerged as firms struggle under the burden of producing KIDs, which continues to limit supply to retail investors