SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process

SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process

July 26, 2019
By MARK BAKER

A new bookbuilding platform is at the heart of an attempt to unbundle a process that some feel is no longer able to serve growth companies in need of capital.

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated

June 28, 2019
By ERIC ELLIS

Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has become very wealthy – is that in spite of, or because of, the pariah island’s tightly restricted financial system? New finance minister, Su Jain-rong, gives Asiamoney his views.

Treasurers need to limber up for Libor reform

Treasurers need to limber up for Libor reform

June 25, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

Benchmark reform may have received a lukewarm welcome from corporates, but treasurers would be well advised to quantify their Libor exposures to avoid nasty surprises during the transition to alternative overnight risk-free rates.

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators

May 10, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin.

Why is the ECB so much murkier than the Fed?

Why is the ECB so much murkier than the Fed?

March 05, 2019
By DOMINIC O’NEILL

Andrea Enria must open up the European Central Bank’s (ECB) bank data and supervision to scrutiny, but he faces resistance, and not just from banks.

Australia Royal Commission: All talk, no action

Australia Royal Commission: All talk, no action

March 01, 2019
By CHRIS WRIGHT

The final report of Australia’s Royal Commission into misbehaviour in financial services had plenty of blood and thunder, and has already brought down the top executives of National Australia Bank, but it doesn’t bring the promise of lasting reform.

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Libor transition: special focus

Libor transition: special focus

August 07, 2019

Euromoney's latest coverage of the benchmark that serves as a reference rate for hundreds of trillions of dollars in financial instruments - and the upcoming transition to new risk-free rates (RFRs).

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

July 16, 2019

Additional tier-1 (AT1) securities and contingent convertible capital instruments, known as CoCo bonds, absorb losses when the capital of the issuing financial institution falls below a supervisor-determined level.

Volcker rule: special focus

Volcker rule: special focus

June 05, 2017

Probably the single most controversial post-crisis piece of financial regulation, the Volcker rule has been blamed with hampering liquidity and has been criticized as virtually unenforceable.

TLAC: what you should know

TLAC: what you should know

March 15, 2017

We explain the FSB's total loss-absorbing capacity requirements for global systemically important banks (G-Sibs).