|August 25th, 2010||FSA Outlines a Fundamental Review of Trading Activity Regulation
There are clear benefits of participants in traded financial markets taking risks to facilitate a more efficient allocation of resources across the economy...
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today published a discussion paper (DP) that considers fundamental changes to the regulation of trading activities – one of the key recommendations of the Turner Review following material trading losses incurred during the crisis.
|August 16th, 2010||The UK's New Regulatory Structure: A New Beginning, or Rearranging the Pieces?
The new UK coalition government announced that it will introduce legislation to disband the UK financial regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), which was established by the previous government in 1997. Legislation will devolve the FSA's regulatory and supervisory powers to a variety of other financial regulatory supervisory bodies by 2012. Bob McDowall of TowerGroup reviews the impact of the prospective changes on financial services institutions.
|July 29th, 2010||UK in Focus: Regulatory Reform News of the Week
The financial regulatory landscape continues to transform but this week the news was mostly focused on the UK.
|July 25th, 2010||FSA Implements New Powers Granted by Financial Services Act 2010
The document includes new rules and guidance covering the following areas:
|June 17th, 2010||Speech at The Lord Mayor’s Dinner for Bankers & Merchants of the City of London by The Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, at Mansion House
My Lord Mayor, ladies and gentlemen.
It is humbling to speak here tonight conscious of the long line of distinguished Chancellors who have preceded me.
I have been looking back at some of their speeches for inspiration, and was particularly struck by what Austen Chamberlain said here at the Mansion House:
“Lord Mayor, the lot of the Chancellor of the Exchequer is not altogether a happy one.
|May 25th, 2010||LCH.Clearnet SA becomes FSA authorised Recognised Overseas Clearing House
LCH.Clearnet SA has been granted Recognised Overseas Clearing House (ROCH) status by the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). Through this ROCH status, LCH.Clearnet SA is able to conduct any regulated activity in the United Kingdom which is carried out for the purpose of the provision of clearing services.
LCH.Clearnet SA submitted its application in October 2009 to support its existing offering to UK based platforms which trade securities currently cleared by LCH.Clearnet SA and the development of new services.
|March 18th, 2010||FSA Chairman Discusses Potential for New Macroprudential Policy Tools to Manage Credit and Asset Price Instability
New macro prudential policy tools are almost certainly needed to manage potentially unstable cycles of credit and asset prices and these tools may need to distinguish between different types of credit, according to Financial Services Authority (FSA) chairman, Lord Turner.
|March 2nd, 2010||Why the FSA Gets It
|February 1st, 2010||SEC and UK FSA Hold Fifth Meeting of the SEC-FSA Strategic Dialogue
Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro and UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) chairman Adair Turner and chief executive Hector Sants met in London today as part of the SEC-FSA Strategic Dialogue. The purpose of the Dialogue, established in 2006, is to engage at the senior levels of the two agencies on current matters affecting the U.S. and UK capital markets and areas of future collaboration. This was the fifth meeting of the Dialogue.
|January 27th, 2010||FSA Approves Xtrakter for the Regulatory Reporting of Derivatives
Xtrakter, the market utility, is pleased to announce that the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of the United Kingdom has approved it to regulatory report exchange traded derivatives (ETD) using Alternative Instrument Identifiers (Aii).
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