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UK government triggers two-year exit process from EU

UK prime minister Theresa May has finally served notice that the UK is leaving the EU, reports Justin Pugsley.

Clearing houses fret over US reforms and Brexit

The UK’s pending departure from the EU and the US’s much more nationalist administration have become a big source of concern for clearing houses. Justin Pugsley reports. 

FSB warns G20 over losing reform momentum

The Financial Stability Board has voiced its concerns to the G20 about loss of reform momentum and capital markets fragmentation. Justin Pugsley reports.

Brexit means end of access to EU single market

The UK has been warned that leaving the EU means an end to access to its markets for financial services. Justin Pugsley reports. 

Failure to repeal Obamacare highlights Dodd-Frank challenge

The failure to repeal Obamacare by the Trump administration makes Dodd-Frank look a little more secure. However, the administration has other tricks up its sleeve to drive financial reform

Democrats want enquiry into SEC's Piwowar actions

A group of Democrat senators claim that Michael Piwowar, the designated chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is stepping beyond his remit and is potentially wasting the agency’s time and resources

Crapo wants to go beyond Dodd-Frank reforms

Republicans are looking to work with Democrats in the Senate in a bid to come up with a bipartisan replacement for Dodd-Frank

Data risk

Data key to managing conduct risk

The financial scandals that have rocked the industry since 2008 are forcing firms and regulators to take conduct risk much more seriously. However, firms shouldn't just rely on the ‘three lines of defence’ model for compliance. By Jon Szehofner and Clarisse Mallem at GD Financial Markets. 

Bank of England unlikely to foresee next financial crisis

The Bank of England’s models are not up to the job of spotting the next financial crisis, according to one senior official.

Steven Mnuchin confirmed as Treasury secretary

Steven Mnuchin takes reins at the US Department of the Treasury and faces full workload of reforms.

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