UK Treasury to shake up regulatory fines

New proposals include quicker system for appealing decisions

EU toughens up research fee rules

Move to tackle conflicts of interest and a lack of transparency

FCA chief says regulator ‘went too far’

Outgoing head of supervision admits his ‘reservations’ to MPs

ICE urges caution on derivatives reform

Sprecher warns proposals could hurt European market innovation

Bankers, like alcoholics, must admit to their problem

The temptation to circumvent the rules might prove irresistible, writes Philip Augar

Tougher capital audits loom for lenders

Proposals will bring Britain in line with Australia and Germany

The view of Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park

Bank traders lose big on AbbVie-Shire bets

Large positions in failed takeover raise prop trading concern

Clearing at a cost

Morgan Stanley estimates recovery plans could hit operators with a €100m-€450m bill

Comment: The benchmark of success

Battle for indices heralds market shift, writes BCG’s Will Rhode

Bank signs on the high street in Staines. Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, Natwest.
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Risk of extra charges at ringfenced banks

Rules threaten to push up costs and cut lending, S&P warns

FCA stops senior bonuses after insurance blunder

UK watchdog launches shake-up ahead of critical Davis report

Doubts that linger over solution to ‘too big to fail’

Three big questions hanging over banking regulation

Payday lenders introduce lower-fee loans

Credit providers respond with watchdog’s cap taking effect on 2 January

Equity crowdfunding thrives despite risks

Investors put further £40m into sector despite watchdog’s warning

Lord Hill might shelve bank reform plan

Letter from financial services chief recommends revisiting other proposals

US should consider tougher clearing rules

CFTC commissioner suggests deeper protections for customers

CME raises GFI offer to fend off rival bid

US group aims to secure interdealer broker with cash and shares

Fear of clearing houses ‘too big to fail’

Growing role creates concern over handling of $691tn in contracts

O’Connor to step down as chair of Isda

Isda chair to leave after just 18 months in the role

LCH.Clearnet set to record fall in notionals

First ever decline expected as bank capital rules bite

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