In the last year, the banking sector has weathered the covid-19 crisis, but the demises of non-banks Archegos, Greensill and Wirecard have raised questions about the distinctions between bank and non-bank regulation. As fintechs continue to innovate, and alternative lenders offer an increasingly wide range of services, do regulators need to widen their perimeter?
14 July 2021
Alexander Dorfmann, senior product manager, financial information at financial market infrastructure operator SIX, argues banks should leverage the data they have already collected from past regulatory initiatives to meet the challenges associated with the Basel III Fundamental Review of the Trading Book.
17 May 2021
Thomas Cattee, white-collar crime specialist at Gherson in London, examines the Financial Conduct Authority’s recently-launched criminal proceedings against NatWest – the first case it has brought against a bank under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.
01 April 2021
Corker Binning partners David Corker and Claire Cross discuss a busy year in relation to the fallout from the cum-ex trading scandal, as a new case sheds light onto the Financial Conduct Authority's "leisurely" approach to commencing regulatory hostilities.
15 March 2021
Don’t forget about the key capabilities needed to deliver operational resilience programmes successfully, writes Sundeep Gupta, a managing consultant at PA Consulting in London.
03 February 2021
Joe Biden has defeated Donald Trump to become the United States’ next president – triggering an overhaul of the federal government and its regulatory agencies. What can banking regulation practitioners around the world expect from the new administration?
19 November 2020
Demarest partner Fabio de Almeida Braga outlines what practitioners need to know about Brazil’s new risk-based approach to money laundering and terrorism financing.
10 November 2020
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has urged caution on stablecoin initiatives, saying multi-currency ‘baskets’ are the “wrong place to start”.
08 September 2020
RPC partners Adam Craggs and Michelle Sloane, and associate Alice Kemp, consider the recent convictions in the first criminal trial related to Cum-ex trades, and the ongoing impact for financial institutions in the UK.
29 June 2020
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