Rules to curb speculation in food-related commodities have been amended by the European Commission, but critics remain unconvinced that they will perform as intended
The Bank of England stress tests were seen as tough enough to be credible, but still drew criticism from some quarters.
EU globally systemically important banks saw their highest rise in common equity tier 1 capital in Q3 2016 for two years, largely thanks to reductions in risk-weighted assets
UK fines levied on financial institutions fall to lowest level since before the financial crisis
Simplified EU prospectus rules advance towards finalisation
The UK’s financial services sector is worried over the terms of trade with EU once the country has left the union, and is looking for alternatives to passporting for selling into that market
The bailout of Italy’s banks draws closer as the government addresses European resolution rules and retail investor law suits
Switzerland is to implement the net stable funding ratio from 2018 and consult on the liquidity coverage ratio for small banks
While the European Commission frets over ways of insuring that too-big-to-fail clearing houses do not become the epicentre of a future financial crisis, might blockchain be a far better alternative?