Priips, Mifid, Emir squeeze medium-complexity derivatives

Author: Lizzie Meager | Published: 17 May 2018
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Priips, Mifid, Emir squeeze medium-complexity derivatives

According to in-house lawyers and structurers, the cumulative impact of post-crisis regulation has reduced the availability of certain types of structured products in the marketplace. While Emir makes anything complex significantly more expensive, Priips and Mifid II reduce the pool of potential investors, further pushing banks towards vanilla instruments  Read more...

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Investment firms released their first reports in late April, but their effectiveness is severely limited by the range of approaches taken across the market. Differing interpretations of the rules - which some sources believe may be intentional - make them difficult to compare. Brokers and regulatory analysts say collating all the data is a thankless task  Read more...

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The proposed directive may ultimately bring back pricing differentiation, but it could also cause significant disruption in the market. Here bankers and investor groups outline the points they are lobbying European regulators on, from asset eligibility to liquidity buffers  Read more...

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Three portfolio managers do not think the new EU Money Market Funds regulation has taken the nuances of different member states into account. They see the introduction of the LVNAV as a hindrance to the market as it’s already turned execution into a lengthy process. A price hike for short-dated commercial paper is expected in response  Read more...




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