Tag: Derivatives

European Commission acts on Bourse Consult Report

The European Commission has now acted to extend the transitional relief for EU pension funds, a decision informed by the report commissioned by the EC from Bourse Consult and Europe Economics (see posting of 4 February), which assessed the potential

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Is life changing too rapidly for the exchanges?

I recently gave a lecture to the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School about the way in which the exchanges have evolved over the years. As the audience was non specialist the presentation was intended to cover the

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US Treasury announces plans for OTC Derivatives Market regulation

In the paper I recently published on the OTC Derivatives Market I said that the US Treasury Secretary Geithner had a strong desire to regulate the entire OTC market. On 14 May the US Treasury published its proposals. These are

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Current Issues Affecting the OTC Derivatives Market and its Importance to London

Lynton Jones of Bourse Consult was contracted by the City of London Corporation to report on “Current issues affecting the OTC derivatives Market and its importance to London”.  The paper was published today and can be downloaded here.

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