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BoE’s Carney takes on two more global roles

Bank of England governor and Financial Stability Board chairman Mark Carney has taken on two new roles related to monitoring the global financial system and economy.

EC’s Juncker calls for stronger banking union

In a strongly integrationist speech, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker called for more EU states to join the European Banking Union and the euro, and for more decisions to be taken by qualified majority voting. Justin Pugsley reports.

Ireland slows phasing in regulatory costs on financial firms

Following pressure from industry and to keep Dublin attractive as a financial centre, Ireland is extending the phase-in period for when financial firms pay the full cost of being regulated

Artificial intelligence

Regulatory arbitrage set to be a major 2018 trend

The combination of diverging regulatory regimes and the advent of artificial intelligence are likely to see the profile of regulatory arbitrage become much higher next year. However, regulators are far from helpless and can also use AI to their advantage. By Waymark Tech’s Mark Holmes. 

Big Ben and EU flag

Lords hearing exposes EU regulatory equivalence complexities

A hearing in the UK’s House of Lords aired several obstacles – some technical – to the UK preserving a regulatory regime that is sufficiently similar to the EU’s for it to maintain maximum access to its financial markets. By Justin Pugsley.

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EU integration will likely continue

The results of the German election have thrown a spanner in the works for European reform and integration. But an understanding of what often drives European integration points to a potentially different outcome. Justin Pugsley reports.

Thomas Donegan

European Commission softens approach over ESA power grab

In the face of a push back from industry and national competent authorities, the European Commission has substantially scaled back its proposals to give more power to the three European Supervisory Authorities 

William Coen

What next for the Basel Committee?

Globalisation and financial crises have transformed the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision into a key global regulatory body. However, the next 10 years could throw up several challenges for this distinguished organisation. By Justin Pugsley.

Fed chair Yellen defends Dodd-Frank at Jackson Hole

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen defends Dodd-Frank potentially diminishing the prospect that she will be re-appointed next year when her term ends.

US allegedly threatens financial regulatory cooperation with EU

A German magazine has suggested the US threatened to stop financial regulatory cooperation with the EU ahead of G20 talks, reports Justin Pugsley.

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