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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.

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.

Committee determined to finalise Basel III rules

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is still trying to finalise the Basel III framework amid European pushback and changes in key US personnel.


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.

World’s top banks fined $321bn since 2008

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   


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

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