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CFTC threatens EU institutions' US market access over CCP oversight

CFTC chair threatens EU with blocking access to US clearing facilities if EU does not relent on some of its proposals for overseeing overseas clearing houses

SEC to focus on investors, innovation and performance

The SEC said its latest four-year plan will focus on investors, innovation and on improving its own performance with the use of data and technology

Mike Crapo

US deregulatory moves could be challenged after mid-term elections

US mid-term elections could throw a spanner in the works of president Donald Trump’s deregulation agenda if the Democrats were to gain enough seats

FSB plenary members highlight vulnerabilities to the financial system

In a meeting of FSB plenary members there was a consensus that though global economic growth remains robust, there are potential vulnerabilities around interest rates and debt sustainability

Flurry of optimism over looming Brexit deal quickly recedes

There was a brief flurry of optimism that the EU and UK were close to clinching a deal on their post-Brexit relationship, and though many of the obstacles appear to have been overcome, both sides downplayed the reports

Niall Ferguson

How safe is the global financial system 10 years after the Lehman bankruptcy?

The aftermath of the global financial crisis unleashed probably the biggest overhaul of financial regulations in history. But despite herculean efforts to make the financial system more resilient, commentators do still see some worrying deficiencies

Richard Clarida sworn in as vice-chairman of the Fed

Economist and fund manager Richard Clarida becomes vice-chairman at the US Federal Reserve

Fed consults on regulations H and K of the mortgage licensing act

Federal Reserve proposes repealing provisions in Safe Act as responsibility for it passes to another federal agency

EU and Switzerland still struggling to clinch new treaty

The EU and Switzerland are still struggling to agree a new treaty to tidy up 120 sectoral agreements potentially threatening the Swiss stock exchange’s unfettered access to EU-based clients

Brexit featured prominently in US-UK regulatory group discussions

At its first meeting, the US-UK Financial Regulatory Working Group discussed the impact of Brexit on financial stability, the outlook for financial regulatory reforms and on how the two jurisdictions could work together going forward