A US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff report has issued recommendations which could tighten up the qualifying criteria for accredited investors and their ability to invest in private fund vehicles such as hedge funds or structured products.
Uncertainty and criticism continues to surround the proposed EU financial transaction tax
Plans to create a harmonised global product identifier for OTC derivatives have been unveiled by IOSCO.
Recognition of cost burden by FCA means firms can start to plan projects.
The FCA's most recent MiFID paper exempts certain funds, such as UCITS and alternatives, from reporting obligations.
New sanctions will facilitate regulators in holding individuals to account
FIX makes changes to adapt to new timestamp rules in MiFID II.
The technical standards for OTC interest rate swaps clearing have been included in the Official Journal, giving the buy-side a year to prepare for the new rules.
BME Clearing launches OTC clearing facility for interest rate swaps
Traders of Asian fixed income assets should re-evaluate liquidity contingency plans due to the changing profile of those investing in Asian bond markets, according to a new report.