A granular understanding of the several types of costs and charges is important for all market participants.  These can have a substantial effect on investors’ returns...

It has been nearly four years since the implementation of CRR/CRD IV which cover prudential rules for banks, building societies and investment firms with...

Following one of the Trump administration’s financial executive orders, the US Treasury Department issued a report which calls for regulators to streamline reporting obligations...

Now seems to be the time for vital standards discussions on financial services technology.  But perhaps the overarching questions for a global industry like...

The implementation of trade and transaction reporting was intended to improve transparency and mitigate systematic risk in the derivatives markets. To achieve this, global...

Regulation is constantly changing and evolving, reflecting the turbulent and innovative nature of financial services, with hundreds of regulators in different regions and financial...

Commodity derivative trading is just one of the many topic areas under MiFID II that firms need to ensure they are prepared for before...

In the eight years since the G20’s Pittsburgh summit, regulatory forces have reshaped the complexity of market infrastructure.  Unfortunately, there has not been a...

One of the many weaknesses that the financial crisis exposed was the feeble transparency framework in financial markets.  In response, MiFID II and MiFIR...

Before the climb, you must have a vision of what success will feel like.  You may not know the precise route, but a general...