Banking resolution: BRRD on the run

Banking resolution: BRRD on the run

By LOUISE BOWMAN

Even its main architects admit that Europe’s banking resolution directive is fundamentally flawed – and they are in a desperate race to fix its failure to deal with funding and liquidity crises before the next bank collapse occurs.

Don’t bank on Euribor surviving 2020

Don’t bank on Euribor surviving 2020

By GRAHAM BIPPART

Euribor’s administrator is confident that its reforms to the benchmark will make it eligible to be published and used after the Benchmark Regulation’s transition period ends.

US regional banks weigh scale as predators circle

US regional banks weigh scale as predators circle

By LOUISE BOWMAN

By increasing the size at which a US bank is deemed to be systemically important to $250 billion, the Trump administration has unleashed a wave of merger activity among the country’s regional banks.

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AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

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

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

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