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Collateral management becomes issue for buy-side as regulatory impact bites

Buy-side companies are being forced to rethink their strategies due to regulations that have increased the value of collateral in trading and risk management, according to a report.

Mifid II will shake up Europe’s investment management business says Deloitte survey

European Union (EU) Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (Mifid II) will have a wide-ranging impact on the investment management industry, says a survey by Deloitte.

Luxembourg finance minister warns funds industry of more scrutiny as fintech threatens to disrupt sector

Investment funds are on the radar of the G20, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They will play a key role in the future vis-à-vis economic stability and in the world economy, said Luxembourg’s finance minister Pierre Gramegna.

FCA says financial firms must improve benchmark risk controls or face more scrutiny

Financial services firms must significantly improve their governance and controls of benchmark activities or face closer regulatory scrutiny, says the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Esma calls for changes to financial market rules and supervision

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has recommended rule changes to improve and streamline financial markets regulation and supervision and to strengthen investor protection.

Commission sharing arrangements set to be curbed by cash payment proposal

Financial professionals would reduce their use of research obtained through commission sharing arrangements (CSAs) if they had to pay cash for it, according to an industry survey.