The new year has not brought any better luck for China's economy. As stocks continue to slump, the People's Bank has again devalued the...

JWG analysis. Following the introduction of the new ringfencing law, due to come into force 1 January 2019, the biggest UK banks strongly voiced their...

JWG analysis. In our last article on this topic, we spelt out our views on regulatory implementation standards.  And the first standard that needs to be defined...

Today, a final version of the long-awaited Volcker Rule has been published by the five US agencies involved in its drafting.  The rule as...

As part of its on-going drafting of the Banking Reform Bill (BRB) which will implement the Vickers plans for ring-fencing retail banking in the...

The implementation of the UK’s Banking Reform Bill (BRB), covering the ring-fencing of retail banks, is taking shape, and it looks like we are...

On Thursday, consultation opened on secondary legislation from the Banking Reform Bill, which centres on implementing the Vickers recommendations to ring-fence retail banking activities. The...

The soon-to-be-published Banking Reform Bill (BRB) is the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards’ attempt to implement the recommendations of the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB). These...

The industry has been waiting for the “high-level” opinions of the Liikanen Report, and its prescriptions for reform of the turbulent European banking sector....

SIFI assessment criteria are becoming increasingly stratified and are coming to financial institutions near you. Higher capital surcharges, ring fencing, ‘unplugging’ and new living...