One of the costliest and most troublesome activities that financial institutions face is complying with regulations. With information technology having already revolutionised consumer financial...

So far 2016 has been one of the most contentious years since the G20 agreed the regulatory reform agenda seven years ago. With ever-rising...

Fitch Ratings, one of the largest three credit rating agencies, released a report on 11 September 2016 on how the Reserve Bank of India’s...

On 18 August 2016, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published two final guidance papers for authorities and firms as part of the agenda to...

On 5 August 2016, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) released a discussion paper on the ‘Strengthening of the Regulatory framework for...

The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), a banking lobby, has warned regulators that new rules must be closely examined to assess their impact on...

On 18 July 2016, ESMA, the European Securities and Markets Authority, published its advice to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on...
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In the post-Easter week, regulators were busy shining a spotlight on remuneration practices in the industry.  We saw the EBA releasing a report looking...

After a long week at Davos, there are a number of interesting conclusions from this year’s World Economic Forum.  China appears to have come...

Over the last week, regulators have been signalling that they will not be tolerating risky or illegal finance in 2016 any more than in...