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Concerns are raised over the cost of the Basel reforms
18 Aug

Concerns are raised over the cost of the Basel reforms

  • 18th August 2016
  • Darshna Pindoriya

The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), a banking lobby, has warned regulators that new rules must be closely examined to assess their impact on the global financial markets. This comes as a result of the proposed changes to capital requirements that the Basel Committee is currently implementing. These changes to capital requirements could have a Read More

24 Jun

Brexit: what next?

  • 24th June 2016
  • Aoife Quinn

So, it’s official.  The voting public of the United Kingdom have made their decision and, with a 52% majority, the result is final – the UK has declared that it wants to leave the European Union. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen the polls fluctuating wildly and the odds of leaving grew determinedly, sending Read More

17 Jun

Top 3 things every Brexit voter should know

With both sides of the Brexit debate feeling the heat, and the countdown timer running out of sand, there is less than a week before the voting public of the United Kingdom converge on the ballot stations to decide whether they see a future in the European Union or whether they would rather bring to an Read More

07 Jul

MiFID II may presage a greater revolution in investment research procurement than the new FCA rules

  • 7th July 2014
  • RegTechFS

By Dominic Hobson, COOConnect. If you are a hedge fund manager, it is always tempting to believe that you are too small to be of interest to regulators. Or not the intended target of regulation at all. The fact that resources are too short to understand the detail of every regulation tends to encourage this (potentially ostrich-like) approach. Read More