Financial Stability Board (FSB)

Illuminated Data: SFTR May Reach Too Far

While waiting for the regulators’ final word on SFTR’s technical specifications, SFT market participants and counterparties are planning their compliance strategies amid concern that the regulation goes too far in its goal to bring shadow banking into…

FSB Unveils FX Benchmark Recommendations

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its final report into foreign-exchange (FX) benchmarks, where it lists a number of recommendations related to the calculation of the "fix" and trading conduct.

Chinese LEI Registrar Launches

LEI China, established by the China Financial Standardization Technical Committee certified by the LEI ROC authority last year, has started operating

Grappling With Quality

Avox's general manager Mark Davies explores why poor data quality is still an issue for firms when trying to understand their counterparty exposure, and outlines three steps they can take to improve the situation

The March of LEI Progress

The legal entity identifier still has its hurdles to clear for full implementation, as panelists in an October 18 webcast acknowledge. Michael Shashoua reports their concerns about private-public cooperation, federated system structure and onboarding and…

A Long Way to Go

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) report on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives reform makes for interesting reading, pointing out a number of areas where the markets are moving towards the Group-of-20 (G20) mandate set in 2009. The picture, overall,…

FSB Report Highlights OTC Reform Challenges

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its latest report on the progress of global reform regarding the trading of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, saying that important milestones have been reached, but work is still needed from all…

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