Regulation





David Gauke and Gavin Haran of Macfarlanes explore the possible changes for financial regulation as the country undergoes political leadership transition
Michael Barr’s recent confirmation as the Fed’s vice chair for supervision means an update on the US framework could finally be in sight
The two remaining Conservative candidates, Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak, have both made post-Brexit regulatory divergence a focal point of their campaigns
The new Consumer Duty regime and updates to the financial promotions rules are likely to provoke the biggest change to retail regulation in decades
Attributing much of the supervisory authority over cryptoassets to the CFTC, the bill has been seen as a welcome stepping-stone towards the establishment of a strong regulatory framework
While the long-standing project has paused, concurrent work on the CMU could be accelerated following vast changes in the industry brought about by digitalisation
Timeline uncertainty and regulatory concerns regarding the market risk reform continues to cause problems for institutions, with varying levels of progress made across the world
Notwithstanding the market stress created by the Ukrainian conflict, the US benchmarks transition continues to run a steady course, which the Fed says is further testament to SOFR’s robustness
The latest WMR package consolidates the UK's eagerness to calibrate secondary markets according to its own needs, regardless of divergence concerns
The OCC, Federal Reserve and FDIC are taking a coordinated approach to protect banks from climate related financial risks, while the US is looking for equivalence with overseas counterparts
Market participants mull the impacts of the end of the transitional relief for onshoring post-Brexit changes to UK regulation
As sanctions against Russia increase by the day, it becomes evident that Europe should seize the moment to reshuffle the balance of power and foster its position as a global leader
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Primers

In our latest explainer, we take a closer look at the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, which replaces the Non-Financial Reporting Directive
This edition of IFLR’s free-to-read primer series looks at the Act, the history of the anti-money laundering framework, updates to expand it, enforcement trends, and possible changes
The latest edition of IFLR’s free-to-read explainer series addresses the key changes outlined in the EU’s anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism action plan
IFLR’s latest free-to-read primer looks at Securities and Exchange Commission’s Regulation Best Interest, addressing what it is, what it does and related retail investor protection issues
IFLR’s explainer series turns to the EU’s SFTR and how it will change securities lending and repo market practices
IFLR's explainer series looks at the American interbank offered rate and why small and midsized banks prefer it to other replacements
IFLR’s latest primer concentrates on the process of developing a law in the world’s largest trading bloc
A closer look at fallback reference rates in standard documentation for Libor contracts following its permanent cessation in 2021
Environmental, social and governance are the buzzwords of 2019. But what do they actually mean? IFLR explains in the latest instalment of our free-to-read primer series
Regulators’ answer to the Libor-rigging scandal is confusing market participants everywhere. IFLR explains what you need to know in the latest instalment of this free-to-read series
All the winning deals, teams, law firms and individuals from the third IFLR Africa Awards
All the shortlisted deals, teams, firms and individuals – winners will be announced at a ceremony in Dubai on October 12 
BCBS adds another piece to the global regulatory puzzle with its principles on management and supervision of climate risk, responding to global demand
Davis Polk wins firm of the year plus all the night’s winning deals, teams and individuals
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