Regulation: Don’t push me!

Regulation: Don’t push me!

Who’d be a regulator? David Tweedie, who was chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board for a decade right through the global financial crisis, knows more than most about the challenges involved.

Regulation: Trump’s misguided motives

Regulation: Trump’s misguided motives

While the imagery around the Trump presidency looks awful, it may obscure some good intentions – but what stops us cheerleading these efforts is the worry where they spring from.

Regulation and innovation thrive together in the FCA’s sandbox

Regulation and innovation thrive together in the FCA’s sandbox

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulatory sandbox has been a hit with market participants and regulators alike, giving firms whose services were never anticipated by existing rules the chance to test out new features without fear of fines or enforcement action.

Regulation: The death of global standards

Regulation: The death of global standards

Just as concerns grow that central bank monetary policy is under threat of becoming politicized, there are also fears that politics is corroding the objectivity of rule makers, putting the stability of the financial system at risk.

Trump escalates era of regulatory competition

Trump escalates era of regulatory competition

There’s plenty wrong with post-crisis US bank regulation, but as the new US administration looks to roll back Dodd-Frank, its protectionist instincts might start a global race to the regulatory bottom.

Regulate, or innovate?

Regulate, or innovate?

Banking regulators have a remarkable ability to stop innovation in its tracks. But when they work in favour of the industry, amazing things can happen.

Data sensitivity further complicates PSD2

Data sensitivity further complicates PSD2

Implementing Payment Services Directive II is already causing headaches for plenty of European banks, even before they face up to the potential impacts of data privacy and messaging standards.