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    1. June 21, 2017

      Brussels move to tighten ‘dark pool’ trading rules

      Brussels is making a late attempt to shut a loophole in new share trading rules that authorities fear could be used by...

    2. June 12, 2017

      Brussels insists on power to control euro clearing after Brexit

      Brussels has decided it must have the power to force parts of London’s lucrative euro clearing business to relocate to...

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    1. June 2, 2017

      Light touch regime for rating agencies needs greater transparency

      When the European markets regulator fined Moody’s €1.24m on Thursday for failing to explain a series of ratings...

    2. June 1, 2017

      Moody’s fined €1.24m over transparency failures

      The EU’s markets watchdog has fined Moody’s €1.24m for failing to explain publicly how it made a series of ratings...

    3. Fast FT

      June 1, 2017

      EU regulator fines Moody's €1.24m for breaching credit rating rules

      The EU’s markets watchdog has fined Moody’s a total of €1.24m for failing to publicly explain how it made a series of...

    4. May 31, 2017

      EU regulator warns London bankers on ‘letterbox’ relocation

      One of the EU’s top financial regulators has warned businesses in the City of London that they will not be allowed to...

    5. Fast FT

      May 31, 2017

      Regulator warns City against setting up post-Brexit 'letterbox' companies in EU

      One of the EU’s top financial regulators has warned firms in the City of London that they will not be allowed to use...

    6. Fast FT

      May 4, 2017

      Euribor administrators opt against methodology overhaul

      The administrators of Euribor, the Brussels equivalent of the Libor benchmark rate, have decided against an overhaul in...

    7. Fast FT

      April 11, 2017

      EU market supervisor demands tougher powers after Brexit

      The EU’s top markets supervisor has warned that he needs tougher powers to police the risks created by asset managers...

    8. Fast FT

      April 5, 2017

      EU watchdog seeks to clamp down on opaque trading systems

      Europe’s main markets watchdog has issued series of clarifications to upcoming trading rules in an effort to head off...

    9. April 4, 2017

      EU markets regulator tightens rules on credit-ratings groups

      The European Union’s markets watchdog has tightened up its rules around credit-rating agencies in what could be a...

    10. Fast FT

      February 23, 2017

      European regulators allow wiggle room on new derivatives rules

      European prudential and markets authorities have pulled back from a hardline enforcement of new derivatives rules with...

    11. February 22, 2017

      Brexit casts doubt over rating agencies’ future in London

      Credit rating agencies’ activities in London have been thrown into doubt by Brexit, as the UK government faces the...

    12. February 15, 2017

      Esma warns of ‘potential loophole’ in new share trading rules

      Europe urgently needs to close a “potential loophole” in its upcoming markets regulations that could push more share...

    13. February 13, 2017

      How a post-Brexit redesign can save the capital markets union

      Back in 2015, when Brexit seemed only a remote possibility, the EU embarked on one of its most ambitious initiatives:...

    14. February 12, 2017

      Asset managers named in list of potential closet trackers

      Schroders, Fidelity International, JPMorgan, Henderson and Amundi have been named in a list of 80 investment companies...

    15. February 2, 2017

      Inside the high stakes world of online investing: binary options

      Cameron Hay was excited. Trading was going well, and thanks to advice from his new associates David and Harry, he could...

    16. January 22, 2017

      Asset managers to face tougher systemic risk tests

      Asset managers are to face tougher tests to assess whether they could become the centre point of systemic risk,...

    17. December 18, 2016

      Esma and the invisible whistleblower hotline

      It is nearly seven years to the day since financier Bernard Madoff was arrested at his New York penthouse for...

    18. November 1, 2016

      French markets watchdog fears UK conflict of interest

      British members of the umbrella regulator of Europe’s financial system have a potential “conflict of interest” because...

    19. July 25, 2016

      City of London eyes ‘equivalence’ as post-Brexit link with EU

      When Guernsey, a British crown dependency outside the EU, copied almost every comma of a European law on hedge funds...

    20. June 24, 2016

      Asset managers reel after Brexit vote

      Asset managers bore the brunt of fears that the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU would hit economic growth, dampen...

    21. Fast FT

      June 2, 2016

      European markets watchdog warns on bank debt

      Europe’s markets regulator has expressed concern that investors, particularly retail investors, are unaware of the...

    22. May 27, 2016

      EU regulator warns Brexit is a threat to UK funds

      A British vote to leave the EU in next month’s referendum would threaten UK asset managers’ ability to sell funds...

    23. May 15, 2016

      Questions raised over European closet-tracking probe

      Europe’s markets watchdog has been accused of conducting an inaccurate and misleading investigation of fund mis-selling...

    24. April 29, 2016

      European clearers pass first continent-wide stress tests

      Europe’s clearing houses have passed their first continent-wide stress tests as regulators tighten their analysis of...

    25. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Europe's clearing houses pass stress tests

      Europe’s clearing houses have passed their first continent-wide stress tests as regulators tighten their analysis of...

    26. April 17, 2016

      EU fires ‘starting gun’ on direct lending

      Europe’s financial watchdog has called for the creation of an EU-wide framework to allow asset managers to offer loans...

    27. April 14, 2016

      Europe to conduct clearing house stress tests

      European markets regulators are to conduct their first stress tests for clearing houses at the end of April,...

    28. March 20, 2016

      Asset managers cheer rejection of EU bond rules

      Asset managers have won a reprieve from stringent proposed trading rules designed to prevent a repeat of the financial...

    29. March 17, 2016

      EU rejects Mifid II trading reforms

      Calls by banks and asset managers for a swift finalisation of Europe’s controversial trading reforms were dashed after...

    30. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      European financial watchdog logo used by fraudsters

      Europe’s financial watchdog has warned that its identity and logo have been used by fraudsters in attempts to try and...

    31. February 7, 2016

      ‘Name and shame’ closet trackers, European regulator told

      Campaigners have called for Europe’s main securities regulator to “name and shame” the asset managers and funds it...

    32. February 7, 2016

      Aberdeen cuts fees on emerging markets fund

      Aberdeen Asset Management, Europe’s third-largest fund house, is cutting fees on one of its emerging markets fund at a...

    33. February 3, 2016

      Brokers should bin the bundles of research notes

      Over the past four decades, many City of London conventions have been quietly abandoned. Stockbrokers no longer charge...

    34. February 2, 2016

      EU probe into asset managers uncovers potential mis-selling

      Nearly a sixth of equity funds in Europe have potentially been mis-sold to investors, according to the European markets...

    35. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Up to 15% of equity funds 'may have been mis-sold' - Esma

      Nearly a sixth of equity funds in Europe may have been mis-sold to investors, according to the European markets...

    36. January 31, 2016

      Movers & shakers: February 1

      • Guillermo Ossés has joined Man Group, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund, with $76.8bn in assets under...

    37. December 16, 2015

      Esma’s Maijoor calls for swift resolution to Mifid uncertainty

      Europe’s top markets supervisor has urged Brussels to move swiftly to set a new timetable for rolling out a landmark...

    38. December 14, 2015

      EU rules demand transparent research fees

      Asset managers will be forced to be transparent about how much of a client’s money goes on buying broker research,...

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