Joshua Roberts

Libor may yet have life beyond 2021

The industry has done a great deal of work towards shifting financial instruments from referencing Libor towards using alternative rates. But such is the scale of the task, many industry sources doubt that the transition will be complete by the end of 2021

Paul Volcker

So long, Volcker?

The Volcker Rule appears to have been gutted by recent reforms, but it is not clear whether those changes will have that big an impact as there is doubt over whether regulators were properly policing compliance in the first place 

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The cloud’s systemic implications worry financial regulators

The big cloud firms are rapidly emerging as key infrastructure providers to banks raising questions over whether they should be supervised similarly to clearing houses, for example

Karen Cox

Australia’s relatively conservative bank reforms already facing some resistance

Australia’s recent banking scandals, very much rooted in conduct issues, triggered a series of fairly conservative regulatory reforms, but even these are facing some industry push back

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Data charges split European traders

EU regulators are attempting to reform the way market data is priced amid industry complaints of excessive charging for data feeds by trading venues, but the regulatory process for addressing this is proving to be painfully slow 

Debrah Young

Australian banking scandal gives regtech a big boost

Australia’s recent spate of banking scandals has given its regtech sector a major boost as banks rush to find solutions that will ensure they treat their customers better in the future

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BSB publishes final guidance to support UK conduct rules

The Banking Standards Board has finalised it fourth item of guidance, which deals with regulatory references, where it was decided to stick with three high level principles to help firms with compliance  

Kay Swinburne

Resolving Brexit could help tackle global regulatory fragmentation

Resolving Brexit could be the big breakthrough, which heals regulatory fragmentation, according to one former MEP.  The problem is that the Brexit process will drag on for years and remain deeply fractious.