Latest regulation & clearing news

  • FIA calls for end to 'duplicative' derivs reporting

    The Futures Industry Association has called for changes to European derivative reporting rules, suggesting that some aspects of the regulations are 'duplicative', and not properly tailored to listed products.

    • 19 Mar 2018
  • CFTC’s anger at Europe should surprise no one

    A top US derivatives regulator on Wednesday went into battle against his European counterparts over their new proposal that will increase the stringency of the EU’s oversight of foreign clearing houses.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Gloves off: Quintenz loses patience on clearing ambiguity

    Frustration boiled over at the Futures Industry Association's (FIA) annual Boca Raton meeting on Wednesday, with Commissioner Brian Quintenz of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) threatening European regulators with obstruction.

    • 15 Mar 2018
  • Quintenz slams ‘perverse outcomes’ from leverage ratio

    Commissioner of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Brian Quintenz attacked the “perverse outcomes” stemming from the supplementary leverage ratio and its treatment of segregated margin, in a speech to the US securitization industry’s annual SFIG Vegas conference.

    • 27 Feb 2018
  • ECB’s Draghi: We welcome powers over clearing

    European Central Bank president Mario Draghi on Monday welcomed proposed EU powers over the clearing of derivatives in foreign jurisdictions, calling recent legislative efforts by the European Commission a “necessary initiative”.

    • 27 Feb 2018
  • Rage against the dying of the Libor

    The capital markets industry is only just beginning to assess its exposure to the phase-out of Libor, expected at the end of 2021, and there isn’t an ideal replacement benchmark. In fact, there might not be by the time banks stop being compelled to make Libor submissions by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.

    • 26 Feb 2018
  • FCA plans for machine-filed reports

    The Financial Conduct Authority on Tuesday called upon technology experts from across the finance industry to give feedback on a new automated way to provide the FCA with regulatory reports.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • EBA pushes for tougher hedging after Premier Oil splits risk transfer market

    Premier Oil’s restructuring last year was a test for the risk transfer market, as the different synthetic securitizations exposed to the troubled firm reacted very differently. The European Banking Authority wants to see a tougher approach and more consistency in the market, which could hurt some firms’ ability to transfer risk.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • CFTC's Giancarlo plans European charm offensive on CCPs

    Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will visit European regulators in London, Brussels, Frankfurt and Madrid next week in an attempt to defuse European efforts to alter unilaterally the supervision regime for foreign clearing houses.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • IOSCO trumpets its concerns on complex retail derivs

    The International Organization of Securities Commissions on Tuesday urged its members to “improve the practices” of firms offering complex derivatives to retail clients as it opened a consultation on the matter to the public.

    • 14 Feb 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 99,870.33 376 8.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,436.30 280 7.60%
3 JPMorgan 88,474.44 372 7.12%
4 Barclays 78,780.45 251 6.34%
5 Goldman Sachs 70,619.22 187 5.68%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 11,763.05 22 9.83%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 10,179.46 21 8.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,894.16 18 8.26%
4 Citi 7,208.72 18 6.02%
5 BNP Paribas 6,855.32 27 5.73%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 4,903.96 19 12.36%
2 Citi 3,213.19 14 8.10%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,091.62 15 7.79%
4 JPMorgan 2,378.46 11 6.00%
5 UBS 2,093.71 7 5.28%