Coming into force next year, the Payment Services Bill will require e-wallet operators to ring-fence wallet funds from lending activities, a move Moody's says will benefit banks.
New paper proposes steps that can be taken now to mitigate potentially systemic consequences of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement and transition period in place.
IMF economists urge for resistance against pressures to roll back regulation, as the post-crisis reform agenda is not yet complete and new risks continue to emerge.
A new white paper by ISDA and King & Wood Mallesons proposes a practical framework for constructing smart derivatives contracts.
An IHS Markit survey of 34 banks in North America, Europe and Australia suggests the industry needs to move more quickly to get their target risk architectures for FRTB in place by 2022.
Modern market infrastructure and the volumes of data they bring present a challenge to central banks in the way they monitor markets to fulfil their mandates.
Ten years after Lehman Brothers became insolvent, additional work is needed to fully address financial system vulnerabilities, while at the same time new risks have emerged.
With regulation continuing to play a prominent role in Asia over the next five years, China’s Belt and Road initiative is likely to drive increased coordination between the region’s regulators, says a new report from Broadridge and Kapronasia.
Increased use of futures in ETFs and investment trusts, while desirable to deepen futures market, has the potential to create correlation and contagion risks among asset classes where none existed before.
A benign economic environment will support Hong Kong bank profitability and asset quality. However, increasing interest rates in the US could tighten bank liquidity.