Latest articles from Farah Khalique

Anna Kulik

CSDR: the forgotten reporting regime

Not only do many market participants not realise that they’re in scope for CSDR, but the regulation itself has a number of issues in its drafting that make it difficult to comply with

Dubai

Dubai’s banks adapt to tougher economic and regulatory environment

Tougher economic conditions and more intrusive supervision is forcing banks in Dubai to consolidate to preserve margins and profitability

Bill Stenning

Dealers versus clearers: a battle of living wills

A recent consultation by the Financial Stability Board has further highlighted a deep schism in the industry over the procedures for resolving a failing clearing house

Chris Childs

FSB urges jurisdictions to remove legal barriers and share more derivatives data

The FSB is keen to see financial centre share more data about derivatives trades to drive greater transparency, but this does mean tackling legal barriers in individual jurisdictions  

Isabelle Vaillant

Breakthrough on stalled EU banking package

November 2018 saw some important movement among EU law-makers on the banking package, which should help pave the way for the block's long delayed banking union. By Farah Khalique.

Eric Pan

Finding common ground gets harder for regulators

Equivalence reform is needed in the EU but is unlikely to happen soon, as regulators engage in a war of words that suggests divergence, rather than convergence, is on the cards. By Farah Khalique.

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

J Christopher Giancarlo

Can the CFTC crack cross-border swaps?

CFTC chairman J Christopher Giancarlo has been on a charm offensive in a bid to win over other regulators towards creating a more level playing field for cross-border swaps regulation. By Farah Khalique

Colleen Baker

FSB sees potential problems with rules on clearing OTC derivatives

In a recent report, the FSB found a number of issues with reforms designed to make the over-the-counter derivatives market safer. Market participants also have gripes with the regime

Ben Pott

Risk concentration raises questions about CCP safety

An incident involving a single trader in Norway making a big loss and a consultation from the Financial Stability Board has once again raised questions over whether central clearing houses could after all pose a potential risk to the financial system