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.

Don’t bank on Euribor surviving 2020

Don’t bank on Euribor surviving 2020

October 23, 2018
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.

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AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know

February 14, 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).