Resources

Collected ResourcesBourse Consult has produced several reports over the years for their clients. Below are links to some of the reports. Further down the page you find links to other useful financial and commodity markets resources.
 
You find a chronology of commentaries and news in “Postings” and an index of all posts in “Archive“.

Bourse Consult Reports

December 2014 London RMB business volumes January to June 2014
– This report provides data on the development of the London Renminbi (RMB) market and growth trends since 2012
November 2013 From local to global, building a modern financial centre
– This report identifies four key stages of financial centre development and explores the factors underpinning each different stage
June 2012 London’s role as an international centre for RMB business continues to grow
– Report produced for the City of London Corporation
April 2012 London: a centre for renminbi business
– A report produced for the City of London Corporation
September 2010 Exchanges – the End of Life as they knew it?
– Lecture given to participants on the London Business School Senior Executive Programme
July 2010 The Post-Trade Infrastructure for Carbon Emissions Trading
– Report produced for the City of London Corporation
Mars 2010 The City’s Role in Providing for the Public Equity Financing Needs of UK SMEs
– Report produced for the City of London Corporation
April 2009 Current Issues Affecting the OTC Derivatives Market and its Importance to London
April 2007 The Competitive Impact of London’s Financial Market Infrastructure
December 2005 The Future of Clearing & Settlement in Europe

 

Key financial market regulation documents

Rules and RegulationThis section provides links to some key documents outlining recent legal and regulatory developments shaping financial markets and some useful commentaries on them. These links are provided for interest only and Bourse Consult does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of any of the material referenced by the links.

Derivatives regulation

USA: Final text of the Dodd-Frank Act

Summary of the Dodd-Frank Act by Morrison & Foerster

EU: Final text of EMIR

Comparison of Dodd-Frank and EMIR by PwC

Clearing and settlement

CSD regulation: agreement reached in December 2013, final text to be added when available, these are background documents

Securities Law Directive: these are background documents, discussion is currently on hold

CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (2012)

European Code of Conduct for clearing and settlement (2006)