There is an upside to FRTB, despite the complexity

Implementing the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is undoubtedly a complex task for banks, but it could have a silver lining when it comes to data, and even reduce tensions between risk and trading desks.

Daniel Tarullo

Systemic shadow lifts from asset managers

The latest report from the Financial Stability Board has dialed down on the perceived systemic risks posed by asset managers, but is still seeking more data and evidence in a bid to make the industry more robust and to give supervisors more insight.

EU sticks with March 1 start for swaps collateral rules

EU determination to stick with March 1 collateral swaps deadline threatens to freeze some users out of the $544tn swaps market

French minister fires warning shot to US over deregulation plans

French finance minister warns US not to unilaterally deregulate its banking sector stressing the importance of globally led initiatives

Tom Doris

AI driving regulatory compliance in financial markets

Artificial intelligence is rapidly gaining traction in regtech solutions and could help diminish market abuse while promoting better regulatory compliance


Fintech boom raises questions over systemic risks

Fintech is going from strength to strength and is widely billed as being the driver behind a financial revolution ushering in greater efficiency and financial inclusiveness for society. However, the G20 is also concerned about the possible systemic risks it might pose.


Evolve or die: keeping up with the changing banking landscape

A decade from now, banking might be unrecognisable from today. The pressure is on regulators to keep pace with fast-changing business models and shifting risk profiles. By Dan Barnes.

Agustin Carstens to lead Bank for International Settlements

Governor of the Bank of Mexico to take over at the Bank for International Settlements in October 2017

Hong Kong and Switzerland agree reciprocal access

Hong Kong and Switzerland agree reciprocal market access for fund managers to retail investors

Bank of England

Quest for Libor alternatives grows more urgent

Regulators are struggling to find LIBOR alternatives, though there are hopes that replacements will emerge this year.

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