Magazine - October 2011

In publication since 1982, IFLR has become the trusted source for in-house counsel and law firms specialising in financial law.

Cover Story

  • The regulators strike back

    A full analysis of the Vickers report, G-Sibs buffers and US living wills rules; plus Volcker Rule latest and the future for hybrid capital

  • Australia’s intercreditor journey

    Australia’s disparate intercreditor documentation is set to tighten up with a framework of agreed principles. While it is tipped to boost the subordinated market, not everyone is happy

  • The Vickers verdict

    The Independent Commission on Banking’s report heralds the biggest shake-up of the UK bank sector in decades. But what did the lawyers have to say?

  • Breathing space

    The FDIC’s living wills framework stays firm but does contain some flexibility

  • The Atlantic questions

    Regulatory lawyers from both sides of the US and UK discuss transatlantic derivatives reform, credit rating alternatives and the future of hybrid capital

  • Show us the sums

    IFLR’s analysis of responses to Basel’s proposed G-Sibs assessment methodology shows banks are most concerned about transparency and the focus on sheer size

  • The state of play

    Following a busy few months of regulatory proposals, here we summarise European banking and insurance reform and its effects on different stakeholders


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