Special reports

Special reports


Practice Insight’s special reports are based on anonymised surveys of hundreds of senior in-house lawyers, traders, credit analysts, and trading venues from across the market. They provide valuable client-side data for advisors and peer intelligence for financial institutions by tackling the implementation challenges of key reforms, from the granularities of regulatory reporting to the future of benchmarks.

Libor administrator: why London rate should stay

Jul 9, 2018

Tim Bowler, CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange's benchmarks arm tells Practice Insight why the entire banking industry's cooperation is needed to keep Libor alive

Libor poll part three: choosing a new rate

Jun 21, 2018

The third instalment of Practice Insight’s benchmark reform poll looks to a fragmented future, either with or without Libor. There’s consensus on an underlying transaction basis and division on counterparty credit risk

Libor poll part two: litigation ahead

Jun 7, 2018

Part two of Practice Insight’s Libor reform poll finds more divisions in the market, with fragmentation expected for both regions and products. Disputes, particularly in swaps markets, are also highly likely. Part three will be published next week

Libor poll part one: market reveals transition fears

May 31, 2018

Part one of Practice Insight’s Libor reform polls finds a market in disarray over benchmark reform. Almost all respondents are unprepared for its transition and are simply waiting for others to make the first move

Special report: Mifid II & market structure

Feb 8, 2018

From the meaning of traded on a trading venue to quote limits, the seminal new directive has the market divided. In an attempt at forming consensus, 30 in-house lawyers, regulatory strategists and market structure specialists spoke honestly and anonymously to Practice Insight throughout December and January

Special report: The future of European bank resolution

Dec 13, 2017

Find out in-house counsels' views on everything from the viability of the BRRD to the politicisation of bank rescues