Susanne Chishti - Fintech Circle

Regtech’s deepening role likely to spark greater regulatory scrutiny

Regulators likely to take a deeper interest in regulatory technology as it takes on more critical tasks and deepens its role within banks

Andy Hill, ICMA

IOSCO stirs up secondary bond market debate

IOSCO has added fuel to the debate over liquidity in secondary corporate bond markets with its report on the topic. Its conclusions, however, seem to have upset some market participants.  

Paul Tang

Securitisation: upgrade essential, but 'moribund'

In an exclusive interview with GRR, MEP Paul Tang and European Parliament rapporteur explains the hold up with approving the EU's securitisation initiative advocating quality over speed

Colin Lawrence - Parker Fitzgerald

ECB aims to raise credibility of internal models

The European Central Bank (ECB) aims to boost market confidence in the internal models used by banks to calculate risk-weighted assets, by reducing variability and potentially forcing some banks to carry more capital. By Justin Pugsley.

EU flags

An unhappy 60th birthday

In March the EU celebrated its 60th birthday while the UK served notice to leave the club. The European Commission is now in a rush to alleviate the EU’s dependence on the City of London, raising the prospect of fragmented capital markets.

City of London - Getty

UK banking ethics improving, but work still to be done

Some 13% of bankers believe it is difficult to progress their careers in a completely ethical manner while a third worry about negative fallout if they raise concerns, according to the second annual report by the Banking Standards Board. By Justin Pugsley.

Data risk

Data key to managing conduct risk

The financial scandals that have rocked the industry since 2008 are forcing firms and regulators to take conduct risk much more seriously. However, firms shouldn't just rely on the ‘three lines of defence’ model for compliance. By Jon Szehofner and Clarisse Mallem at GD Financial Markets. 

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