Central bank to regulate virtual currencies for remittance, payments; not yet ready to endorse bitcoin as a currency.
Bank released from deferred prosecution agreement after meeting its terms; outgoing CEO says AML to remain ‘a top priority’ in 2018.
DTCC report says cyber risk continues to be seen as greatest threat, but many firms now see geopolitical issues as one of the five biggest concerns.
Deal involving multiple regional banks, which takes effect on 2 January, will enable wider use of domestic currencies in financial investment.
Exploring key issues including the status of local subsidiaries, trading venue uncertainty, transaction reporting and more as the deadline looms.
Experts say regulators likely to accept a ‘best efforts’ approach for at least several weeks after MiFID II official implementation deadline.
Chief executive says some systemically important CCPs could be forced to move to Europe, fragmenting liquidity and raising costs.
ESMA executive director Verena Ross says more than 200 non-EU trading venues have asked for exemptions from MiFID II post-trade transparency, position limits.
Distributed ledger trial will form basis of technology architecture, software functions and development standards to underpin markets.