News analysis

  • EC's deposit guarantee scheme revealed

    24 November 2015

    The third pillar of the ambitious Banking Union tries to address moral hazard by limiting access by states that haven’t complied with EU prudential rules

  • Euribor’s non-bank inclusion could distort benchmark

    23 November 2015

    The European Money Markets Institute’s overhaul has acknowledged the rise of non-bank funding. But the changes could create distortions

  • Final TLAC standard passed as doubts linger

    21 November 2015

    Counsel in the US remain sceptical of severing the link between big banks and government, as the final rules are confirmed

  • Europe's repo market at risk of meltdown

    20 November 2015

    A report reveals that reforms penalising short-term lending threaten wholesale banking. QE and restructuring within banks hide the severity of the problem

  • Shadow banking grows despite stigma

    20 November 2015

    As non-bank lending grows on an international level, the debate on how to regulate it – if at all – intensifies

  • FSB reveals 18% TLAC requirement

    09 November 2015

    Most global significant banks will have to meet a total loss absorbency capital requirement of 18% of the resolution group’s risk-weighted assets from January 2022

  • European term loan B to overtake high yield

    09 November 2015

    In lieu of a secondary bond market, term loan B products are becoming the first port of call

  • Why Myanmar forex license move may backfire

    09 November 2015

    The revocation of foreign exchange licenses has shocked local lawyers, who have dismissed it as an act of impulse with serious implications

  • EXCLUSIVE: Volcker on the Volcker Rule

    06 November 2015

    The former Federal Reserve chairman has spoken exclusively about his eponymous rule. He believes it has carried out his basic intent, but that more clarity is needed

  • BoE and EBA diverge on stress tests

    06 November 2015

    Both regulators have recently clarified their approach towards stress testing. From 2016, banks will have different hoops to jump through

  • Italy’s practical approach to TLAC

    05 November 2015

    Continental European countries face particular challenges when implementing the new metric. Italy has shown how to strike the right balance

  • IFLR 2016 awards: research begins

    05 November 2015

    Submission forms have been sent for next year's Europe, Asia and Americas awards. If you have not received them, or would like further information, please get in touch

  • US TLAC overshadowed by long term debt plans

    04 November 2015

    The Federal Reserve Board’s draft rule for total loss-absorbing capacity has been overshadowed by its proposals on long term debt for G-SIBs



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