GFS has now closed Like many publishers, Global Financial Strategy has found the market dynamics of online publishing challenging and after a two year commitment has decided that further investment is unlikely to yield the return set by its parent company Cicero Group.
Davos stalemate on EU's IMF funds The UK and other G20 countries said they will not help to bolster the International Monetary Fund until the eurozone's member states contribute more of their own funds.
Canada aligns credit rating rules with EU The Canadian securities watchdog has clamped down on credit rating agencies by releasing new legislation in line with international standards, especially those in Europe.
EC's impact assessments improving The Centre for European Policy Studies has found that the quality of regulatory impact assessments in the European Commission and the UK, has improved steadily over time.
UK releases Financial Services Bill
Friday 27 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK has unveiled its much-awaited Financial Services Bill which aims to overhaul the failed system of financial regulation but it has already been met with criticism.
ABI: UK insurers must keep EU links
Thursday 26 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The head of the ABI has called on UK insurers to maintain strong alliances with European markets fearing the recent UK veto on the EU Treaty could jeopardise Britain's negotiations.
FCA: Product regs won't end innovation
Wednesday 25 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK's future Financial Conduct Authority has assured bankers that new powers to intervene in dangerous financial products will not stifle product innovation.
Regulating the insurance industry? Child's play!
Wednesday 25 Jan 2012 | Regulation Mutters
A work programme released earlier this week by Europe's insurance supervisor has shown the regulator's human side, revealing it will work with the City of Frankfurt to create a kindergarten for local parents.
'Major wave' of Solvency II drafts in May
Wednesday 25 Jan 2012 | Andrew Hickley
The insurance industry should expect a "major wave" of public consultations in the early summer as the European insurance watchdog prepares to finalise Solvency II standards for September 2012.
CRA rotation may reduce competition
Tuesday 24 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The proposed mandatory rotation of credit rating agencies used by companies could actually reduce competition among agencies, industry experts and MEPs said during an Econ meeting.
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