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Saturday, 16 December 2017

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  • An European Union flag flutters outside of the European Parliament in Brussels

    UPDATE: EU eyes more delay in clearing house

    Capital City | 21 April 2015

    The European Union is looking to again postpone imposing new capital rules on EU banks that trade derivatives through non-EU clearing houses, according to a document seen Tuesday.

  • Bank of England to stress banks for global slump

    People & Markets | 02 April 2015

    Britain’s seven biggest lenders will have to show they can cope with a global economic slump triggered by a sharp slowdown in China and a crash in the eurozone in this year’s round of stress tests conducted by the Bank of England.

  • LSE

    Court upholds British challenge to ECB policy on clearing houses

    Capital City | 04 March 2015

    The European Union’s second-highest court has ruled the European Central Bank (ECB) was wrong to insist that euro clearing houses should be based in the single currency area, a policy Britain had challenged to defend its financial sector.

  • EBA

    Revision to EU banker bonus rules turns up heat on Britain

    Capital City | 04 March 2015

    Britain could face legal action if it fails to implement the European Union’s new rules on capping banker bonuses as set out in new draft guidelines published on Wednesday.

  • A sign for Bank Street is seen in London

    UK to introduce new senior banker vetting rules from March 2016

    Capital City | 03 March 2015

    (Reuters) - Britain’s new rules for vetting and making senior bankers directly accountable for their actions will take effect from March next year, financial services minister Andrea Leadsom said on Tuesday.

  • Logo of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

    FCA to probe competition in investment banking

    People & Markets | 20 February 2015

    Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority will review competition in investment banking and corporate banking services, citing “unanswered questions about potential conflicts of interest and value for money in this market”.

  • Wharf

    UK watchdog to study competition in investment banking

    Capital City | 19 February 2015

    (Reuters) - Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Thursday it will review competition in investment banking and corporate banking services, citing “unanswered questions about potential conflicts of interest and value for money in this market”.

  • An European Union flag flutters outside of the European Parliament in Brussels

    EU states look to dilute plans to rein in risky trading - documents

    Capital City | 12 February 2015

    (Reuters) - European Union efforts to curb risk taking by banks look set to be watered down as key member states such as Germany shield “universal” lenders from more onerous rules, EU documents seen by Reuters on Thursday showed.

  • BoE, LSE

    P&M: BoE's Furse warns of possible shocks from shrinking market liquidity

    Capital City | 11 February 2015

    (Reuters) - New rules covering banking risks could also be making markets less able to absorb shocks and fund economic growth, a senior Bank of England policymaker said on Wednesday.

  • An European Union flag flutters outside of the European Parliament in Brussels

    EU eyes capital markets union by 2019

    People & Markets | 30 January 2015

    The European Union will put in place its “capital markets union” by 2019, starting with quick wins such as encouraging direct investment in businesses, an EU document seen by Reuters showed.