Latest articles from Justin Pugsley

EU steps-up battle over global bank rules

EU officials are becoming increasingly vocal over their disapproval over some of the reforms being put forward by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, potentially threatening to fragment the global regulatory banking framework

Clutching at the silver linings of tougher regulation

From the point of view of most banks there is little to get excited about when facing tough new rules, however forcing banks to become data-centric could have some silver linings

Chris Burke, Brickendon

Banks struggle to conquer FRTB mountain

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book has been described as among the most challenging of all regulations to implement. Regulatory experts therefore see a tough road ahead for banks as they struggle to comply with it on time.

UK prime minister signals EU exit trigger by March 2017

UK to trigger two-year exit process from the EU by March 2007 

Shadow Committee calls for €1000bn growth boosting fund

A Shadow Committee made up of academics has called for a €1000bn fund to be set up and for further regulatory reforms to boost the fragile EU economy

Wells Fargo storm could prompt tougher compensation rules

Wells Fargo scandal could trigger tougher compensation rules for banks in the US

Money market reforms delivering US rate rise

Reforms to US money market funds have already delivered a US interest rise and are making short-term funding more expensive for banks

Deutsche Bank woes have negative implications for European banks

Deutsche Bank's prosecution by the US Department of Justice further shakes confidence in the European banking system

David Biggin

Many UK firms fear missing MiFID deadline

A large minority of regulated firms in the UK are worried they will not be compliant with MiFID II by the 2018 deadline. PA Group says this could complicate the UK’s access to EU markets once it leaves the union. Justin Pugsley reports.

European Central Bank

Progress on European banking union painfully slow

The European Banking Union is slowly inching forward, but some political and technical hurdles remain before it can be completed and provide another crucial prop for the embattled eurozone. Justin Pugsley reports.