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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...

SWIFT to switch off Iranian banks

Posted on: 16 March 2012 | Source: Bobsguide

SWIFT has been instructed to discontinue its communications services to Iranian financial institutions that are subject to European sanctions...

Dodd-Frank confusion reigns among buy-side asset managers

Posted on: 12 March 2012 | Source:

Rule Financial launches the results of a study into the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on the buy and sell-sides...

Exchange competition and HFT get hostile reception in UK market review

Posted on: 29 February 2012 | Source:

Asset managers question the wisdom of opening national stock markets to competition...

Financial scale of FTT charge will lead to a shift of business away from Europe

Posted on: 27 February 2012 | Source: EFAMA

EFAMA predicts that the Financial Transaction Tax will put many money market funds out of business...

Goldman Sachs seeks Volcker Rule exemption

Posted on: 14 February 2012 | Source: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is asking regulators to loosen proposed limits on bank investments in such pools...

EFAMA comments on proposed regulations for FATCA implementation

Posted on: 14 February 2012 | Source: EFAMA

The U.S. Treasury and IRS have released long-awaited proposed regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act...

MEPs vote for 1 Feb 2014 Sepa deadline

Posted on: 14 February 2012 | Source: Finextra

Deadline of 1 February 2014 set for banks to migrate to Single euro area payment (SEPA) credit transfers and direct debits...

EFAMA comments on U.S. proposals to implement the Volcker Rule

Posted on: 13 February 2012 | Source:

EFAMA's response to the U.S. financial regulatory authorities’ consultation on draft implementing measures of the Volcker Rule...

 

 

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