As the Financial Times notes, “falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system …”. However, this is not just a problem for Euro...more
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its guidance on using social media for financial promotions.
In the guidance, the FCA made it clear that they understand the power of social media as a...more
During 2014, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) opened around 20% more investigations than in 2013, according to today’s Financial Times (subscription required). This is in line with the stricter new regime supposedly...more
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