Latest regulation & clearing news

  • One-way Bond Connect coming this year, says Li

    The Bond Connect scheme allowing foreign investors access to the Mainland bond markets will materialise in 2017, Chinese premier Li Keqiang announced during a press briefing on March 15.

    • 15 Mar 2017
  • China gives blessing to onshore FX hedging

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) has followed up on a promise made at the end of last year, announcing on Monday that foreign institutional investors are now allowed to enter the onshore FX derivatives market.

    • 28 Feb 2017
  • EC blindsides exchange mega-merger

    Hopes for the London Stock Exchange Group's merger with Deutsche Börse were struck down on Monday, as European authorities’ latest demands on the parties proved too much for them to meet.

    • 27 Feb 2017
  • Droit hires in London for European push

    Droit Financial Technologies, a New York-based regulatory financial technology firm focused on over-the-counter derivatives, has made a senior hire in London as part of a European business drive.

    • 03 Feb 2017
  • Blame and begging as market bleats for margin reprieve

    With less than a month to go until a major global deadline for market participants to begin posting variation margin, concern has turned to clamour as buy-side officials, industry bodies and service providers have lined up to ask regulators to allow a reprieve.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Fired-up Republicans target Fed independence

    US president Donald Trump has fellow Republicans in Washington, DC fired up with his aggressive approach to government. Now they look to be planning an assault on the independence of the Federal Reserve and other bodies as they tear into post-crisis regulation, writes Sam Kerr.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Banks face "capacity crunch" on margin rules, claims report

    Weaker than expected uptake of an ISDA protocol has left banks well behind schedule to meet the March 1 variation margin deadline and facing a “massive capacity crunch in February”, according to a report released on Wednesday.

    • 01 Feb 2017
  • FSB sets out CCP resolution guidelines

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has set out guidelines it wants authorities to follow in their frameworks used to resolve failing central counterparties (CCPs).

    • 01 Feb 2017
  • Republican law maker tells Fed to stop negotiating on global regs

    A letter from a top Republican Congressman in the US has asked that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen halt participation in all international agreements aimed at setting global financial regulatory standards.

    • 01 Feb 2017
  • More time needed on variation margin, says ISDA

    Derivatives market participants should be given a relief period on variation margin rules after the slated March 1 deadline, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has said, adding its voice to a rising clamour across the industry.

    • 31 Jan 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,440.56 17 10.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,468.97 23 8.82%
3 UBS 3,742.72 17 7.39%
4 Citi 3,393.89 23 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 3,360.93 18 6.63%