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  • CWT: focus on Trump’s appointments

    28 November 2016

    The law firm has attempted to shed light on Trump's financial deregulation aims through the lens of his appointments. It won't be easy

  • NYC’s cyber security rules raise concern

    23 November 2016

    The DFS' effort is by far the most specific regulation ever in US cyber - an outlier rather than part of a trend

  • Trump: death of the inversion?

    22 November 2016

    If public comments on multinationals keeping profits and jobs abroad are acted upon, his election could spell major changes

  • Trump: prospects for Volcker

    14 November 2016

    The president-elect is expected to abolish the Rule but there is no certainty yet as to what shape its undoing might take

  • Trump: future of Dodd-Frank

    11 November 2016

    With his focus firmly set on deregulation, the new US president-elect could look to shelve the landmark legislation

  • Trump victory signals uncertainty

    09 November 2016

    Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election has brought a sense of discontinuity to global markets

  • CFTC ponders new version of Reg AT

    31 October 2016

    The agency's proposal, which aims to better regulate automated trading, is a welcome relief for smaller traders

  • Brexit-related disclosures on the rise

    17 October 2016

    Around 400 US companies mentioned the referendum result in filings with the SEC in the summer. Lawyers say it's better to be safe than sorry

  • Fed eases risk assessments for regional banks

    30 September 2016

    The US central bank is relaxing the regulatory burden for regional institutions, a move that has raised some practical questions in the market

  • GFMA report warns of Basel III and IV risks

    02 September 2016

    A Global Financial Markets Association report has suggested a cost-benefit analysis of existing and proposed regulations

  • Regulatory divergence could hamper blockchain

    01 September 2016

    The World Economic Forum has released a report on blockchain’s potential to transform financial infrastructure. There are challenges ahead though

  • Why mega deals fail

    31 August 2016

    Data suggest deals valued at $10 billion or more are less likely to close. Market participants consider why that may be

  • CCPs: concentrated risk sparks debate

    24 August 2016

    Global regulators are focusing on central counterparty clearinghouses, examining whether they can cope with a major default

  • NSFR questioned by US banks

    22 August 2016

    The financial services industry is urging the country’s regulators to seriously reconsider the proposed net stable funding ratio rule

  • Banks harbour doubts about new Privacy Shield

    22 July 2016

    Transatlantic data transfers will now be governed by a new agreement. But uncertainty remains surrounding its exact scope

  • POLL: The challenges of Basel IV

    15 July 2016

    This month's poll asks which element of the Basel Committee's proposals could prove the biggest challenge for US banks

  • NSFR could hit bank lending

    11 July 2016

    The Clearing House has released research contending that the ratio is an unnecessary and costly part of the post-crisis regulatory framework

  • Internal risk model squeeze faces backlash

    05 July 2016

    Regulators are pushing a new standardised approach. It's been met with opposition in the US

  • Kashkari: US banks still too-big-to-fail

    27 June 2016

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president has said that large US banks remain TBTF, and also slammed the US TLAC plan

  • Fed on liquidity: no prudential loosening

    15 June 2016

    Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell has insisted that the central bank is prepared to sacrifice some liquidity and that overturning prudential regulation is unlikely

  • Fed: US banks face choice on size

    15 June 2016

    Is the shrinkage of US banks an intentional result of regulation? Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell thinks they have a choice to make

  • US counsel fear EU light touch advantage

    13 June 2016

    As the region indicates renewed support for its universal banks, US market participants fear competitive advantage emerging from Europe

  • SEC explores buyside stress tests

    08 June 2016

    The regulator is considering how best to implement Dodd-Frank's insistence on measuring the systemic risk of funds

  • IEX hits back at critics

    01 June 2016

    The equity trading venue has defended its application to become a fully-fledged stock exchange, claiming it's just responding to market demand

  • CFTC adopts uncleared cross-border swap margin rule

    31 May 2016

    Counsel say the CFTC's final rule for uncleared swap margin requirements in cross-border transactions is important, but unnecessarily complex

  • US bank stress tests too stringent, opaque

    31 May 2016

    A recent report is calling for greater transparency in US bank stress tests, which are a valuable tool but can have wider unintended consequences

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