The UK's upcoming departure from the EU and likely the single market as well has raised a flurry of speculation over what will replace current trading rights. This has brought the EU's equivalence regimes for third countries into sharp focus
The latest report from the Financial Stability Board has dialed down on the perceived systemic risks posed by asset managers, but is still seeking more data and evidence in a bid to make the industry more robust and to give supervisors more insight.
President Donald Trump sees himself as someone who gets stuff done. Yet when it comes to dismantling Dodd-Frank, his confrontational and spontaneous leadership style may actually end up hindering the very reforms he so desires.
Relations between banks and the authorities often become strained when enforcers try to access confidential data on suspects. In a bid to enhance working relations between the two, and combat crime, the UK has been working on developing an effective money laundering task force. By Nick Kochan.
Some senior bank managers still don’t fully appreciate the importance regulators are attaching to complying with anti-money laundering rules.
The standardised approach for calculating risk weights might be incentivising smaller lenders to focus on high loan-to-value mortgages, says a Bank of England paper.
Implementing the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is undoubtedly a complex task for banks, but it could have a silver lining when it comes to data, and even reduce tensions between risk and trading desks.