Alan Houmann - Citi

Global banks spooked by regulatory fragmentation fears

Institutions fear that global regulatory frameworks, which make it easier for them to operate internationally, may be under threat as a result of growing nationalism. By Justin Pugsley.

Sam Theodore-Scope Ratings

Italy bail-outs complicate Europe’s resolution plans

Concern is growing that the drawn-out and politicised process of sorting out Italy’s banking crisis could undermine the EU's bank recovery and resolution directive. By Justin Pugsley

Geert Wilders

The Barbarians within the EU’s gates

Europe will very likely escape a big electoral upset this year, but that doesn’t mean the problem goes away. If populism is left unaddressed it could wreak havoc on Europe and its banks. 

Carney,-Mark-FSB

Regulators seek solutions to deal with fintech risks

If Uber can bankrupt taxi companies, could fintechs harm systemically important financial institutions? This question has prompted regulators to try to get ahead of the curve and seek solutions before a major problem erupts. By Dan Barnes.

Jeb Hensarling

How CCAR might be re-shaped under Trump

Everything is up in the air for the US regulatory system, particularly given the the new administration’s promise of deregulation. As a result, the annual stress tests are likely to see changes because they are blamed for forcing banks to hoard excessive capital. By Justin Pugsley.

US-EU flags

How to manage complex cross-border internal investigations

US and European regulators take very different approaches to handling issues as diverse as whistle-blowing and data protection, making cross-border investigations into financial crime a challenge.

Niall Bohan

Corporate bonds to play big role in creating CMU

A senior European Commission official emphasised to AFME conference delegates the EU’s determination to establish a successful capital markets union. 

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