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CFTC approves regulations to phase in Dodd-Frank clearing compliance

Posted on: 25 July 2012 | Source: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The final rule will phase in the clearing requirement based on the type of market participant entering into swaps...

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services launches Regulatory Change Management solution

Posted on: 5 July 2012 | Source: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

Solution will enable U.K. financial institutions to keep up-to-date with regulatory changes...

ACT comments on LIBOR / EURIBOR rate setting

Posted on: 29 June 2012 | Source: The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

The Association of Corporate Treasurers issues statement following recent findings about the conduct of Barclays...

FATCA will further stretch saturated compliance functions, says Thomson Reuters survey

Posted on: 7 June 2012 | Source:

Budgetary and resource constraints will increase pressure amid further regulation...

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ FRSGlobal reveals Basel III checklist

Posted on: 15 May 2012 | Source:

New paper provides snapshot of Basel III implementation around the world...

Global interest rate derivatives: assessing the impact of new regulation

Posted on: 30 April 2012 | Source: Greenwich Associates

New bond issue activity could lift sluggish interest rate derivatives trading volumes in 2012...

Credit ratings are a poor predictor of corporate failure

Posted on: 24 April 2012 | Source: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

New research shows judgements of credit ratings agencies are significantly over-rated...

EFAMA publishes new European Fund Classification Categories

Posted on: 23 April 2012 | Source: European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)

Report presents a complete set of categories to facilitate the use of the EFC by all industry stakeholders...

Efama protects ISIN data users in Switzerland

Posted on: 16 April 2012 | Source: Efama

Efama confident that S&P will be required to stop illegal ISIN licensing practice in Switzerland...

EDHEC-Risk Institute calls for improved transparency, governance and auditability of indices

Posted on: 10 April 2012 | Source: EDHEC-Risk Institute

In response to ESMA consultation paper on ETFs and other UCITS issues...

Royal Bank of Canada accused of ‘wash sales fraud’

Posted on: 3 April 2012 | Source: BBC

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been accused of "multi-hundred million dollar" fraud over derivatives trading by a US regulator...

Hopes fade for eurozone tax on financial trading

Posted on: 29 March 2012 | Source:

Hopes fade as finance ministers and officials raise doubts about how the proposal can be made to work...

FTSE licenses NYSE Euronext with the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB)

Posted on: 27 March 2012 | Source: FTSE Group

Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and US exchanges to adopt the widely-used international sector classification standard...

FIA EPTA statement on Ferber report

Posted on: 23 March 2012 | Source: FIA European Principal Traders Association (FIA EPTA)

FIA EPTA looks forward to the draft report on the proposed revision to the MiFID and the proposal for the MiFIR by MEP Markus Ferber...

Bernanke: Europe must help banks

Posted on: 23 March 2012 | Source:

Policymakers across Europe must be proactive in their attempts to strengthen the continent's banking system as its debt crisis continues to rumble on...

 

 

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