Lending by decree

PA Consulting partner Chris Spedding explains how the UK’s corporate and commercial banking sector will need to adjust to unprecedented state intervention.

03 March 2023

Four steps firms can take to prepare for the EU’s DLT pilot

With the go-live date for the EU’s DLT pilot regime fast approaching, Alisa DiCaprio, Chief Economist at R3, discusses four actions that participating firms can take to prepare.

24 February 2023

Heads Up: with Mike Nonaka at Covington & Burling

“Understanding the law isn’t enough: you also have to understand what is driving policy.” The co-chair of Covington & Burling’s financial services group Mike Nonaka speaks with GBRR about AI, the fallout of FTX, the value of working across the financial ecosystem, and understanding what really matters to regulators.

23 February 2023

Three years on from Brexit: a few hits, and many misses. So what’s to come?

While Brexit is yet to deliver the bombastic deregulatory hopes of “Big Bang 2.0”, that’s probably for the best, argue ACA group directors Andrew Poole and Charlotte Longman.

16 February 2023

Experts react to the UK’s crypto paper

Practitioners have had a week to consider the British government’s draft outline for the regulation of cryptoassets in the UK. So, what do they think?

08 February 2023

The outlook for bank M&A in 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright partners Alan Bainbridge and Albert Weatherill argue that, even if 2023 won’t see the next big round of bank M&As, practitioners should expect a busy year nonetheless.

26 January 2023

What’s in store for 2023? Part three: regional issues

Some of the regulatory issues banks will face in 2023 cut across borders, but not all. In this final part of GBRR’s examination of the year to come, we asked practitioners in the US, UK, Singapore, and Hong Kong how local issues will play out over the next 12 months.

18 January 2023

What’s in store for 2023? Part two: climate risk and green finance

The last year saw regulators and international standard-setting bodies busier than ever before with new proposals and rules for the ESG realm. In the second part of our examination of the year to come in banking regulation, GBRR spoke with practitioners from the UK, US, Singapore, and Hong Kong about how climate-related regulation will further evolve in 2023.

11 January 2023

What’s in store for 2023? Part one: crypto

How will regulators grapple with crypto in 2023, after one of the rockiest years in the industry’s short history? In the first of three pieces examining what 2023 has in store for banking regulation, GBRR spoke with practitioners from Europe, the United States, Singapore and Hong Kong about the road ahead for crypto.

09 January 2023

DLT in 2023: Out of the blocks

Quant CEO Gilbert Verdian offers his four top predictions for what 2023 will bring the world of DLT regulation.

15 December 2022

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