UK regulator Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering a ban on crypto-derivatives to retail customers, citing risks such as prevalence of market abuse, unreliable valuation of underlying assets and extreme volatility in crypto-asset price movements. The estimated potential benefit from the ban ranges from £75m to £234.3m annually.
A European MP posed a question following a UN report highlighting housing financialisation issues in Ireland and charging REITs as well as US vulture funds.
A new working group aims to make the Swiss financial centre more competitive and to provide clients and investors with clear information.
The SEC said $110m were collected by the firm via a secret markup that State Street tacked on to the cost of sending secured financial messages through the Society of worldwide interbank financial telecommunication (SWIFT) network.
The Spanish regulator says accessory activities shall not weigh more than 40% of the firm's revenues.
US and UK financial regulators call out the reputation risk for this market.
The Belgian financial market authority FSMA wants insurance companies to take additional measures in order to prevent conflicts of interest when selling Branch 23 products.
At its 20-21 June meeting, the European Council must decide on Europe’s long-term climate change plans.