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.
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.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is still trying to finalise the Basel III framework amid European pushback and changes in key US personnel.
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.
Global banks have paid out $321bn in fines and have been subject to ever tighter rules since 2008 with little prospect of much relief going forward
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.
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 determination to stick with March 1 collateral swaps deadline threatens to freeze some users out of the $544tn swaps market
French finance minister warns US not to unilaterally deregulate its banking sector stressing the importance of globally led initiatives
Artificial intelligence is rapidly gaining traction in regtech solutions and could help diminish market abuse while promoting better regulatory compliance