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  • Regulators warn firms to show effort for MiFID mercy

    The MiFID II deadline stands. Firms who don't prepare to meet it won’t receive any grace or favour, the FCA has said. But the tough deadline of January 3, and continued lack of regulatory clarity, means firms that show they've done all they can should escape the worst effects.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • EU starts work on new short term benchmark rate

    European authorities have announced the start of work to identify a risk-free overnight rate, to be provided by the European Central Bank by 2020.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • ISDA lays out views on CCP recovery and resolution

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) released new recommendations on how to manage the recovery and resolution of central counterparties (CCPs) on Monday. The organisation also encouraged regulators to not distract themselves with 'politically driven topics', citing the debate on whether certain clearing houses should be relocated to European Union member states after Brexit.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Giancarlo maintains US voice on CCP supervision debate

    Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Christopher Giancarlo on Monday reemphasised his commitment to global regulators' mutual recognition of foreign clearing house (CCP) supervisory regimes, without forcing “identical implementation”.

    • 11 Sep 2017
  • Masses of work still to do on cleaning data for MiFIR

    Market participants have a lot of work still to do in preparing data and systems for the introduction of MiFID II and MiFIR, and getting the right technology is only part of what they need to do, according to the chief executive of a fintech firm specialising in the area.

    • 30 Aug 2017
  • After six month slog, derivatives industry is ready for swaps rules

    Derivatives counterparties in the US have made enormous strides towards compliance with the September 1 end date for a grace period on variation margin rules for uncleared swaps, a stark change from six months ago.

    • 24 Aug 2017
  • EU Commission aims to boost post-trade services

    The European Commission said on Wednesday that it wants to bring down “remaining and new barriers” to integrating post-trade services across the European Union. It launched a public consultation, which will run until mid-November, and could be followed by legislative change next year.

    • 24 Aug 2017
  • ISDA slams location policy, demands legal certainty

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on Monday spoke up against a potential location policy for central counterparties (CCPs) after Brexit, saying that constraining euro derivatives trades' clearing to the EU 27 would increase price volatility, execution costs and systemic risk.

    • 21 Aug 2017
  • Quintenz joins CFTC as commissioner

    Former investment firm head Brian Quintenz was sworn in as a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Tuesday, providing a much needed boost to the organisation's senior staff.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • Insurance player adds margin tool for regulation

    Chilean life insurance company Confuturo this week announced its adoption of Bloomberg’s multi-asset risk system (MARS) collateral management tools, in an effort to manage the demands of new global margin rules.

    • 15 Aug 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 317,691.74 1201 8.90%
2 JPMorgan 291,227.96 1326 8.16%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 285,088.11 991 7.99%
4 Goldman Sachs 217,749.25 714 6.10%
5 Barclays 209,291.80 811 5.87%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,320.82 147 6.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 32,259.50 104 6.66%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,890.43 85 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 25,663.29 144 5.30%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 22,617.86 130 4.67%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 18,160.85 71 9.15%
2 Morgan Stanley 15,215.44 76 7.67%
3 UBS 14,195.29 55 7.15%
4 Citi 14,014.57 86 7.06%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,113.98 67 6.10%