News analysis

  • Wheatley’s Libor Review: what will it achieve?

    28 September 2012

    Questions as to whether criminal sanctions for manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) will have retrospective effect have dominated the market reaction to this morning’s release of the Wheatley Libor Review’s final report

  • Liikanen poll: Volcker/Vickers hybrid wrong for Europe’s banks

    18 September 2012

    Ahead of the Liikanen review, IFLR questioned market participants as to whether a combined Volcker/Vickers approach was right for Europe’s biggest banks

  • Why CRA3 must be scrapped

    18 September 2012

    Santander Global Banking & Markets’ securitisation head, Afme’s securitisation division managing director, and Mayer Brown’s Kevin Hawken spoke with IFLR on the most damaging aspects of the rules

  • Why EU banks need limited liability

    16 September 2012

    Ahead of the anticipated Liikanen Report, UK lawyers have warned that European policymakers should be introducing limited liability for EU banks, not more regulation

  • BNP Paribas: how to save European securitisation

    13 September 2012

    BNP Paribas’ global head of securitisation opens up on Europe's new Prime Collateralised Securities scheme and the regulatory fires hindering market growth

  • Where AIFMD level two measures will fall short

    06 September 2012

    Participants in Europe’s alternative fund management industry have urged international regulators to adopt a more coordinated and considered approach to market supervision

  • Would US listing rules save Europe ECM?

    04 September 2012

    Lawyers explain why European and UK equity capital markets must adopt a US-style regulatory regime to remain competitive