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08 Sep
2017

CRR II/CRD V and Basel III: tackling global regulatory fragmentation

It has been nearly four years since the implementation of CRR/CRD IV which cover prudential rules for banks, building societies and investment firms with the main aim of reducing the likelihood that these financial institutions will become insolvent.  To an extent, this reflects the Basel III rules on capital measurement and capital standards which is..

30 Jun
2017

JWG announce 12 July MiFID Webinar

  • 30th June 2017
  • Daniel Simpson

In our previous article we announced some of the key findings from our recent buy-side focused MiFID survey. Now we are pleased to announce a webinar on 12 July to review and analyse the results in more depth with a panel of experts. The webinar will aim to present new survey findings to help inform..

13 Jan
2017
Basel III Implementation, European Commission, Risk reform, CRR II

European Commission – Reframing risk regulation

On 23 November 2016, the European Commission published its proposal for a comprehensive reform package aimed at continuing risk reduction and to further strengthen resilience across the European banking system.  Included within these proposals are amendments to the current capital requirements (CRR/CRD) and resolution framework (BRRD/SRM). The Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and Directive (CRD IV,..

02 Jun
2016

FRTB and BCBS239: Raising the data bar

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) final text was published in January 2016 by the Basel Committee (BCBS).  The aims of the FRTB BCBS standards are to better factor market risk into trading book risk models, and to prevent banks moving instruments between the trading book and the banking book in order to..

04 Apr
2016
financial services regulation, fs regulation summary

RegRoundup 4 April: the pursuit of clarity

In the post-Easter week, regulators were busy shining a spotlight on remuneration practices in the industry.  We saw the EBA releasing a report looking at the high earners in EU banks and ESMA focusing on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD. The FSB also met in Tokyo to discuss their priorities for..

30 Oct
2015

DerivSource interview: PJ Di Giammarino on MiFID II

  • 30th October 2015
  • Aisha Dudhia

Julia Schieffer, the founder and editor of DerivSource.com, recently interviewed PJ Di Giammarino, CEO of JWG Group, on some of the key stumbling blocks of MiFID II requirements. Extracts from the interview detailing issues on reference data, the transparency principle and how financial institutions are implementing changes can be seen below. The full transcript and..

28 Oct
2015

5 key questions on the EU’s money market fund reform

  • 28th October 2015
  • Liam Gurnick

JWG analysis. Following the financial crisis, regulators were concerned about the risks of shadow banking, including Money Market Funds (MMFs). The European Parliament is still discussing the regulation which the European Commission issued on 4 September 2013 and it’s likely that a revised draft will be released. This article answers 5 key questions about the..

15 Oct
2015

Basel Committee: “What’s on the agenda?”

  • 15th October 2015
  • Stefan Cristian Dorin

With Stefan Ingves, Chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, attending last week’s Institute of International Finance (IIF) Annual Membership Meeting in Lima, the Basel III topic made its way into the discussion. Looking ahead to the next twelve to eighteen months, Mr Ingves highlighted that the Committee’s policy agenda would be focused on..