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Highlights from Day Two of the 39th Annual International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, Fla.

Swinburne calls for more compromise from U.S. on cross-border regulations: U.S. regulators need to do a better job of compromising as they continue the march to implementing global derivatives reforms, according to Kay Swinburne, a member of the European Parliament. “I’m not sure that the U.S.[…] Continue Reading »

As the clock ticks down on his time as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Gary Gensler took time Tuesday to highlight some of the achievements at the CFTC during his time at the helm. Speaking at CME Group’s annual Global Financial Leadership Conference, Gensler shared details on how the CFTC’s efforts in implementing the Dodd-Frank Act have helped increase transparency in the swaps market.[…] Continue Reading »

A collection of stories from SmartBrief publications and around the web…

The Economist goes covert (sort of) to get a look at what Goldman Sachs is doing to reform from within.

The Milken Institute published a white paper analyzing how countries around the world are dealing with systemically important financial institutions in the aftermath of the financial crisis.[…] Continue Reading »

With an eye on what lies ahead for the industry in 2013, SmartBrief conducted an e-mail interview with Derek Saunders, the chairman of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers. Mr. Saunders is the global head of portfolio management at HSBC Holdings, and he shared his insight.

What are some of the trends you see developing in international credit markets in the next year?[…] Continue Reading »

Global regulatory reform is presenting major compliance challenges for financial-services firms. SmartBrief caught up with John Wisbey, CEO of Lombard Risk, to learn what his firm is doing and hearing in the marketplace.

What aspects of global regulatory reform are firms overlooking?

One thing people haven’t grasped is the extraterritoriality issue. Some people in Europe think the Dodd-Frank Act has absolutely nothing to do with them because it’s American legislation.[…] Continue Reading »