Huw Jones

Reuters

Banking regulators will postpone their next meeting in another bid to agree on global capital rules, taking more time to try to overcome objections from European banks to minimum capital levels,…
August 2017
Global regulators warned on Wednesday, 5 July, of shortcomings in efforts to ensure that clearing houses can recover from a crisis without a meltdown in the financial system or a taxpayer bailout. A…
July 2017
The world's $544 trillion derivatives market warned on Tuesday, 7 February, of potential market disruption unless national regulators grant a six-month phase-in for a new rule requiring trades to be…
February 2017
Regulators are heading in the the right direction in reforming the way banks calculate how much capital they must hold to stay solvent, a group of central bankers said on Sunday, 11 September. The…
September 2016
Eight years since Lehman Brothers' collapse sent the financial system into a tailspin, a remaining reform to make derivatives safer will be rolled out from next week, though regulators still won't…
August 2016
A proposed rule change to liberalise and clarify exemptions from intermediary registration for persons outside the US by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") may benefit Asian financial…
August 2016
On Friday, 26 August 2016, the Market Misconduct Tribunal ("Tribunal") found Andrew Left guilty of publishing a ‘false and misleading' report regarding China Evergrande Group ("Evergrande"). This is…
August 2016
Developments in the global financial services sector are increasingly starting to impact non-financial sector corporates, as regulatory authorities now expect them to have effective compliance…
August 2016
Singapore Exchange has paved the way for the bourse to allow companies to be listed with different classes of shares, in a bid to attract initial public offerings. "A DCS ("dual class share")…
August 2016
Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters…
August 2016
Debt bankers are warning of a rise in pulled deals as a result of the EU's new Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR"), which could have a much wider scope than originally thought and is already making…
August 2016
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) on disclosure requirements under the Third Basel Accord regulatory framework. The committee has received a…
August 2016
Breaches of the code of conduct and internal control deficiencies stood out as the most common breaches noted during inspections of firms licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") in…
August 2016
Global regulators have moved closer to regulating the fledgling FinTech sector, which includes blockchain technology that supports bitcoin, to ensure the industry's rapid growth does not pose any…
April 2016