The regulation of nonbank financials
Friday 30 Dec 2011 | The Geneva Association
The Geneva Association says that FSOC should consider an activity-based approach when determining how to regulate nonbank financial companies, rather than taking a size-based approach which could overlook the build up of systemic risk in mid-sized players.
2012 vision: How can banks keep up with change?
Thursday 29 Dec 2011 | Georges Bory
Many banks are still relying on technology which is behind the curve but in order to meet regulatory challenges ahead of time, they should invest in adaptable systems now, says Georges Bory, MD and co-founder of software provider Quartet FS.
2012 vision: Resolving the unresolved
Thursday 29 Dec 2011 | Robert Park
The key themes in 2012 will be the growing need for real-time risk measures, a focus on managing portfolio risk and resolving the uncertainty around derivatives regulations, according to financial analytics firm Fincad's president and ceo Robert Park.
2012 vision: The move to centralised reporting
Thursday 29 Dec 2011 | John Mitchell
As regulators set out their requirements for over-the-counter derivatives data reporting, regulatory pressures and operational complexities will only continue to multiply says John Mitchell, VP global sales at data management firm Asset Control.
India & Japan: Asia's Natural-Born Allies
Thursday 29 Dec 2011 | Brahma Chellaney
Through close collaboration, Japan and India must lead the effort to build freedom, prosperity, and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, writes Brahma Chellaney, professor at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research.
2012 vision: Will next year be any better?
Wednesday 28 Dec 2011 | James Hickman
A Greek departure from the eurozone in 2012 could cause a domino effect with other weak members also dropping out, writes James Hickman, managing director of Caxton FX.
2012 vision: A critical test for EC reforms
Wednesday 28 Dec 2011 | James R. Modrall
Going into next year, there is an increasing risk of market fragmentation owing to procedural and substantive differences between EU and US regulatory reforms, writes James R. Modrall, partner of law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
2012 vision: It's not all doom and gloom
Wednesday 28 Dec 2011 | Richard Saunders
Richard Saunders, chief executive of the UK Investment Management Association, says next year will present a multitude of opportunities and challenges which the industry will have to navigate carefully.
2012 vision: All change for EU regulation
Friday 23 Dec 2011 | Anthony Mortimer & Sarah Bowles
For those keeping an eye on regulation over the last 12 months, the perception is likely to have been that 2011 was a busy year. However more is to come in 2012, according to Anthony Mortimer, consultant counsel and Sarah Bowles, financial services partner at law firm Simmons & Simmons.
Europe must change course on banks
Thursday 22 Dec 2011 | Nicolas Véron
A banking union within the EU is necessary to ensure the survival of the euro and would not threaten member states' national sovereignty, says Nicolas Véron, senior fellow at the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel.
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