European agencies have introduced two-way collateral posting to non-EU counterparties, and eased concentration limits on sovereign collateral.
Despite a fresh promise from US and EU regulators to agree a deal on equivalence for central clearing counterparties, divides appear quite fundamental.
As the EU and the US prepare to finalise rules, it is vital to ensure that participants do not face conflicting margin requirements.
Six months after the European Central Bank took charge of bank supervision in the eurozone, its division of powers with national authorities and international organisations is still being defined.
Aggregation and standardisation pose key challenges as the Financial Stability Board seeks to close data gaps.
Democrats and Republicans agree that community banks need regulatory relief. But this may have to wait until deals can be struck on more controversial rollbacks.
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