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European banks retreating from derivatives clearing

Pressured European banks beat a retreat from derivatives clearing and cede to US players.

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

MiFID II rules driving asset managers to overhaul research sources

EU rules on paying for investment research are driving EU asset managers to rethink their sourcing strategies for such research, according to a survey by the Electronic Research Interchange (ERIC).

Eurozone edging closer to shifting euro-clearing from London

ECB stepping up rhetoric to see euro-clearing shifted from London to the eurozone on the basis of making the activity easier to supervise

ESMA targets asset managers for systemic attention

ESMA sees a case for asset managers to come under greater regulatory scrutiny in case they pose systemic risks

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.

Hong Kong and Switzerland agree reciprocal access

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

EC completes commodity speculation rules

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

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