Banks not be able to shoulder the debt burden
… amid renewed liquidity concerns
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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"I had a discussion with a very senior regulator recently
who told me: 'Look, I know we’ve gone too far too
fast on some of this and that we’ve made some
errors, but I’m afraid I don’t know
how to stop this process’.
Now that’s quite scary."
Volcker rule: special focus
Banking: Asia-Pacific’s regulation
Pity the regional Asian bank chiefs dealing with myriad local
regulators as well as extra-territorial oversight.
Deutsche's GTB hit by rising regulatory costs
Deutsche Bank’s explicit admission in its
third-quarter results that higher regulatory costs are hitting
the profitability of its global transaction banking business
will come as blow to the bank and a warning to
Social trading grows amid calls for regulatory
The full-scale disruptive potential of social trading is
beginning to become clear, according to proponents. But there
are fears that it is encouraging inexperienced traders to load
up with risk in the pursuit of large returns and there have
been calls for tougher regulation.
Gloves come off in the fight for leveraged finance
Fed gets tough with Credit Suisse; cov-lite loans on the rise
in US and Europe.
Regulation: Sweden’s unfinished finish
The country’s financial regulators are playing
hardball on minimum regulatory capital requirements, mostly
because of mortgage risk weights. Analysts argue that the
Riksbank is using the wrong tool for the job and might even be
damaging the economy as a result.
FX swaps: Market players grapple with fragmentation
Market participants are relatively relaxed about the impact of
last year’s change to the US trading model,
relative to the dire warnings from the global trade association
for OTC derivatives, but global market fragmentation remains a
Banks join forces to confront due-diligence challenge
With various regulatory initiatives demanding that financial
institutions gather and disclose information relating to
customers, a number of firms have responded to what they see as
a market opportunity to develop customer-identity screening
services, with a single, industry-wide utility seen, by some,
as the end-goal.
OTC derivatives reform challenges regulators from South Africa
to Hong Kong
Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market reform outside the US
and Europe will be closely monitored by companies who use these
derivatives to manage foreign-currency earnings exchange-rate
Market braces for FSB’s 'scary’ TLAC
The November G20 meeting could see the capital requirements of
systemically important banks doubled.
Corporates look to make regulation pay
It is not common to hear about the positive side of financial
market regulation. But corporate treasurers are finding ways to
turn the new rules to their advantage.
Regulators seek to restore FX’s broken trust
The debate around how to strengthen the regulation of FX
markets continues to rage. Advocates highlight examples of
regulations that have benefited the markets in the long run,
while detractors warn of unintended consequences and cite their
own examples of risk-mitigating measures evolving naturally
within the industry.
Asia DCM bankers ready for Basel III bond rush
Basel III will trigger a wave of bond deals in Asia; China and
India to lead the way.
SEF report: The state of the global market
Euromoney Research Group presents a detailed report into the
swap execution facilities (SEFs) sector. The bespoke content
offers insight into the confusion over the adoption of these
rules and looks at the future opportunities for all market
Corporate treasurers find opportunity amid regulation
Squeezed budgets, tangled systems and regulations are still
holding back corporate treasurers as they search for ways to
make their operations easier and cost effective.
Banco Espírito Santo: Zero risk, zero sense
The Banco Espírito Santo saga is a sharp reminder, as
the ECB’s asset quality review moves towards its
conclusion, of how closely the fortunes of European banks and
sovereigns remain bound together.
Hungary: Banks count cost of FX loan legislation
Forced conversion planned for autumn; bill could top €4
billion, say analysts.
Departing O’Malia stresses SEF data
CFTC commissioner admits data collection 'poor’;
calls for better cross-border cooperation.
Rising compliance costs rupturing banks' trade finance
Collaboration between transaction banks and Swift is helping to
spread the burden and rocketing cost of compliance, but for
some banks' trade finance businesses, client relationships have
already been hit hard by the expense.
Gear up for Sepa 2.0
The extended deadline for Sepa is fast approaching and, despite
initial fears, corporates are set to meet it – but
this is the first step in creating an efficient single European
payments framework. Debate about Sepa 2.0 is now in full
Litigation costs for European banks to double
Credit Suisse estimates $104 billion exposure; exposed
banks’ share prices sell off.
reveal favoured regulatory fix
As the FX regulatory landscape gets revamped, data from the
Euromoney FX Survey 2014 shed light on what the market wants
when it comes to benchmark reform, including its views on
sticking with the current WM Company and Thomson Reuters
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