The collapse of Lehmans Brothers and MF Global outlined commercial challenges in respect of client assets and client money, including the role of regulated investment firms, the regulator, administrators and external auditors...more
The third in our Business Across Borders report series, written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, and launched today, delves into the challenges faced by companies doing business across markets.
The report and video...more
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently published a consultation paper setting out its proposals for transaction reporting requirements (the Securities and Futures (Reporting of Derivatives Contracts)...more
The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) introduces requirements aimed at improving transparency and the reduction of risks associated with the derivatives market. EMIR also establishes organisational, conduct of...more
The knock-on effects of the global economic crisis have influenced the financing of the commodities trading industry. Changes in the regulatory landscape in Europe and the United States have likewise...more